Colombo port city project to be investigated

Friday, 06 February 2015 - 19:50

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the government has not decided to completely halt the Colombo Port City project which is currently under construction on Chinese credit.

The Prime Minister announced this in answering to JVP leader MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake in parliament today.

MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake quoted Cabinet Spokesman and minister Rajitha Senarathna saying during the media briefing to inform Cabinet decisions yesterday that the Cabinet decided to continue the construction of the Colombo Port City Project unhindered.

At the same time, the prime minister said that he had discussions today with visiting Chinese special envoy Liu Jianchao the Prime Minister’s office over the Colombo Port City project.