Government agencies review Port City progress

Government agencies connected to the Port City project met for the fourth review meeting and site visit, a press statement said today.

The Department of Coast Conservation and Coastal Resource Management was the leading agency coordinating the review process.

The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, District Secretaries from Colombo, Gampaha, Divisional secretaries from Colombo, Thimbirigasyaya, Wattala, Ja-Ela, Negombo, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Department of Irrigation, Department of Archeology, Central Environmental Authority, Urban Development Authority, Road Development Authority, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Marine Environment Protection Authority, National Aquatic Resources and Development Agency (NARA),Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Cooperation, Board of Investment, Sri Lanka Navy, Municipal Councilsof Colombo, Negombo and Pradeshiya Saba of Wattala took part in the review.

A detailed presentation was made by Gamini Hewage, Director Coast Resource Management from the Department of Coast Conservation and Coastal Resource Management on dredging activity, conditions of the permit, supply of quarry materials, stockpiling sites, solid, liquid and hazardous waste management, coastal engineering, beach profile monitoring, sea bed monitoring, social aspects of the project such as the income support and benefits program for fishermen and the reports that had been and are to be submitted according to the permit conditions.


  1. It will boost whole Economy and shifted New Era of our country. Will write New page of history to revitalization and double ours GDP within couples of years. The Port City project credit should goes to MR rulng alliances

  2. Port City one of largest and economically important projects start by after 1948 Independent of Ceylon by People’s republic of China current leadership of President Xi-Pang. The Indian, USA , UK and UNP block but again compelled to start soon after 2016.Change our shape of Economy later.

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