The World Capital Centre (WCC) has signed a US$ 2 billion investment agreement with the Board Of Investment (BOI) on 30th June 2017 for the constructing of tallest building in the Asian Region and 09th tallest to be in the world. The constructions expected to be completed in 2022.
Expected construction is 625 metres in height and to be built in the heart of Colombo’s commercial area. It will include 1,200 residential units, 2,000 hotel rooms, 3,000 retail outlets, 5,000 car-parking spaces, the WCC 7-star hotel, 20 luxurious swimming pools, gold presidential suites with gold-plated interiors, world’s fastest double-decker elevators, first Michelin starred restaurant in Sri Lanka, stunning observation deck and a helipad on the topmost floor.
The signing ceremony was represented by the Chairman of BOI – Upul Jayasooriya and the other senior officials of the BOI while WCC was represented by the Chairman of WCC – Ahmed Moulana, Deputy Chairman of WCC – Vivekanandarajah A. Moorthy, Director of WCC – Dr. Senaka Silva, Director of WCC – Dr. Arosha Fernando, Director of WCC – R. Sadesh Kumar, Director of WCC – Wijendran Balakrishnan, MD of WCC – Imran Saleem, CEO of WCC Media – Shafraz Jalaldeen, and the Secretary of WCC – Waruni V. Ranasinghe.