A special meeting convened at SLPA to discuss Trincomalee Port Development

Following the recent inspection visit by Hon. Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe in the Eastern Province and specially to the Port of Trincomalee, a special meeting was convened with the initiative of the Governor of Eastern Province Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama at Sri Lanka Ports Authority(SLPA) to discuss the development of the Port of Trincomalee parallel to the present implementation plan for the development of Trincomalee District. Discussions included initiatives such as development of land and its protection as well as the optimum utilization of land resources in Trincomalee. The Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) Dr.ParakramaDissanayake briefed Hon. Governor on the plans for future implementations to develop the Port of Trincomalee to enhance the economic development of the eastern region and the country. Special attention was also driven at the discussions towards the overall development of the Port of Trincomalee to enable a boom of regional industries, facilitating industrialists in the region as well as to upgrade all maritime services deployed through the Port of Trincomalee. Directors and Heads of Divisions of SLPA also attended the meeting.

Governor of Eastern Province Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama, Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Dr.Parakrama Dissanayake and Vice Chairman SLPA – Mr.P.G.Dasanayake at discussions.

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