The first floating reataurant in Sri Lanka was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The primary cost of the first-ever floating restaurant named “Pontoon North 8” is 100 million.
The floating restaurant in the Beira Lake in Colombo named as the "Pontoon North 8" has been launched under the sponsorship of Cinnamon Lake Side Hotel. The 70 feet long restaurant can accommodate 100 persons.
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary to the President, Lalith Weeratunga, Civil Aviation Service Minister, Piyankara Jayaratne, Sajin Vas Gunawardana, MP and Chairman John Keells, Susantha Ratnayake were also present at the event.