A special discussion to re-function the Port of Oluvil

With the initiative of Hon .Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe and the participation of the Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Dr.Parakrama Dissanayake, a special discussion was held recently with the fisheries organizations and several community associations of Oluvil in Ampara District.

The discussion was aimed at expediting the process of re-functioning of the Port of Oluvil that has been obstructed with continued and excessive sand and silt gathering in the approach channel and the port basin. Hon .Minister of Urban Development, Watter Supply and Drainage Rauf Hakeem also attended the event. A number of higher officials of the Senior Management of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) were also attended the discussion .

Picture shows Hon. Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe and the Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) – Dr.Parakrama Dissanayake in discussion with the community associations and fisheries organizations in the area. Hon. Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Rauf Hakeem is also in the picture.

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