Debate ensues in parliament over Port City Project

Debate ensues in parliament over Port City Project

Debate ensues in parliament over Port City Project

Written by Staff Writer

20 Dec, 2015 | 6:03 am

A debate arose in Parliament  over the Colombo Port City Project.

Minister of Ports and Shipping, Arjuna Ranatunga stated that according to a cabinet decision the Urban Development Authority comes under the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development.

He added that some reports needs to be obtained and that  thereafter they will present it to cabinet and obtain approval.

UNP MP, S.M.Marikkar stated that, previously it was given to the CCCC of China.

Prime Minister, Ranil Wickeremesinghe stated that after the Environmental reports have been compiled and presented they will make decisions on whether it was the amount named by the Chinese Company, or whether it was added by the Government of Sri Lanka.

He added that he has no intention of harming the coastline of the country.

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