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PM reveals plans to develop Trincomalee Harbor soon

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says in addition to the Colombo and Hambantota harbors Trincomalee Harbor will also be developed soon.

Participating in the 45th anniversary celebrations of the Kandy Sinhalese Traders’ Association in Kandy yesterday, the Prime Minister said both India and Singapore are willing to extend support to the port development activities and the discussions with the two countries are ongoing.

The Premier pointed out that the Trincomalee harbor is located in a strategic position in the Bay of Bengal and with the development of the Bay of Bengal in the next 10 years development of Trincomalee harbor will have considerable influence in accelerating the country’s economy.

The Prime Minister also pointed out that development activities in Colombo and Trincomalee harbors also affect Kandy.

 

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