PM to appoint an inter-ministerial committee to formulate port policies
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday visited the Oluvil Port in keeping with a pledge he made during the Local Government elections.
The Prime Minister paid special attention towards making port operations commercialising viable. He also inspected the possibilities of dredging the port bay and the viability of taking future action to set up tourist homes in the area.
The Prime Minister also decided to appoint an inter-ministerial committee to formulate policies towards streamlining future port activities after submitting a report about his inspection tour to the Cabinet.
After the inspection tour, the Prime Minister held discussions with civil groups in Ampara heeding a request to meet them made by representatives of the groups.