Dakhla: Even as China is solidly settled in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port, the island country has three other real ports – Colombo, Trincomalee and Kankesanthurai – where India could work together for improvement, a Sri Lankan Minister has said.
As indicated by Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, his administration is “taking a gander at an Asian subcontinent speculator” to cooperate with the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to contribute and assume control over the East Container Terminal (of Colombo port) in private-open organization mode.
“India has demonstrated enthusiasm for the East Terminal and Colombo port. Seventy-five for each penny of the trans-shipment goes to India. India is taking a gander at getting a stake in Colombo port. There are two or three privately owned businesses that came and talked, and we will take a gander at them in a positive way,” the previous Sri Lankan cricket awesome told IANS in a visit on the sidelines of a worldwide occasion here.Bulk whatsapp marketing
As per reports, the state-run Container Corporation of India (Concor) has framed a consortium with APM Terminals B V, John Keells Holdings and Maersk Line to offer for the improvement of East Container Terminal in Colombo. The aggregate venture esteem is probably going to be about $550-600 million.