The Asian Development Bank assisted national port master plan was explained to industry stakeholders today in Colombo. At the meeting, the Honourable Minister of Parts & Shipping and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka stressed the need for examining reasons for delays in decision-making at the Sri Lanka Ports Authority in the past few years and the importance of fast-tracking the process.
Around 739 athletes from 58 countries will swim, cycle and run, covering a distance of 113 kilometres or 70.3 miles in the event. Certainly, this event will motivate our local athletes and this will give them valuable networking opportunities.
To understand the importance of a national policy for the alignment of maritime and logistics sectors to reap the benefits towards the development of Sri Lanka, the final draft of the National Policy for Maritime and Logistics Sectors presented to the Honourable Minister of Ports & Shipping and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka in an event held at the Ministry, on 31 January 2019.