Cabinet sub-committee to decide on Hambantota port

A cabinet sub-committee will decide on the agreement to be signed between the Government and a Chinese company on the Hambantota port, a Minister said today.

Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Chandima Weerakkody said that the matter was discussed at the cabinet meeting today.

He also said that there was no rift in the Government over the Hambantota port.

“There is no issue. The next step will be decided on the proposals put forward by the sub-committee,” he said. (Colombo Gazette)