Samarasinghe ready to talk with port trade unions

New Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe says he is prepared to have talks with trade unions of the port to resolve their issues.

The Minister expressed these views after taking office today as the new Ports and Shipping Minister.

Samarasinghe said that he is aware that he will face several challenges in his new role.

However he said he is prepared to work with all the relevant officials and trade unions while putting country first. (Colombo Gazette)