State Minister on a special visit at the Port of Colombo

Hon. State Minister of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply Facilities and Boats and Shipping Industry Development –  Jayantha Samaraweera, on a special visit at the Port of Colombo

Hon.State Minister of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply Facilities and Boats and Shipping Industry Development –  Jayantha Samaraweera, made  his first port visit recently,  after assuming duties. Following his participation  in a special meeting with  the Heads of Divisions at the Sri Lanka Ports Authority’s (SLPA) Chairman’s Office he  inspected the East Container Terminal (ECT), the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT)  and the Pilot Station  of the Port of Colombo. The  Hon. Minister of State also addressed the gathering. He said that he was committed to fulfilling the duties assigned to his Ministry that included  development of facilities  at the Port of Colombo.

“According to His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Vision of Prosperity we will also focus on the infrastructure development of the port sector of Sri Lanka  in line with the policy implementations . I am  confident that the development of the existing facilities at the Port of Colombo would further generate huge revenue,” he said.

He further said that he was confident of the potential of the Port of Colombo to take its position towards  higher rankings in global maritime ratings  and would take steps to expedite the launch of a project to expand the facilities of the ports of Sri Lanka, including the Port of Colombo. He also said that with potentials of  the best geographical location of Sri Lanka, he was much  pleased to have the opportunity to work with the  highly experienced staffs and employees  of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

Secretary to the State Ministry of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply Facilities and Boats and Shipping Industry Development Mr. D.D. Marathaarachchi and a number of  Ministry officials were present at the occasion.

Hon. State Minister of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply Facilities and Boats and Shipping Industry Development –  Jayantha Samaraweera inspects Jaya the Container Terminal (JCT) of SLPA.

Featured Image: Hon.State Minister of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply Facilities and Boats and Shipping Industry Development  – Jayantha Samaraweera inspecting the East Container  Terminal (ECT) of the Port of Colombo, Director (Logistics) Mr.Upul Jayatissa briefs  Hon. Minister on the ECT.

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