Honorable Minister of Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka said the Galle harbour, one of Sri Lanka’s oldest harbours, would be transformed into a tourist port under a comprehensive development plan. Hon. Minister made these remarks following an observation tour to the Galle harbour yesterday.
The Minister said that his prime duty was to ensure a transparent process be followed in the SLPA. He also advised officials to refrain from engaging in transactions through illegal or fraudulent means.
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.