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Friday, March 06, 2015 - 04.32 GMT

Cabinet suspends implementation of Port City project


The Cabinet approval was granted to suspend immediately the Chinese funded Colombo Port City Project, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday (05) while addressing the weekly cabinet briefing.

He pointed out that the Interim Report submitted by the committee appointed to review and submit recommendations to the Cabinet Sub Committee on the above referenced project has stated that they have noted that the project has been started and being implemented without relevant approvals from the concerned institutions.

Accordingly, implementation of the project will be suspended and the relevant project company will be advised to present within a period of two weeks the approvals that had been obtained from the relevant institutions for the implementation of the Project, the Minister said.





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