Bangladesh has said that it would use services of Sri Lanka’s newly built Hambantota harbor, The Financial Express stated.
Speaking to the media Bangladesh Finance Minister AMA Muhith said “Sri Lanka offered Bangladesh to use its newly built deep seaport at Hambantota 'which will be helpful for us'.
“Let's explore the benefit since Hambantota port users wouldn't need to go inside the Colombo. That will help save time,” Muhith said.
The fourth Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Joint Economic Commission (JEC) sessions in Dhaka, Bangladesh successfully concluded on 08 March. The SL-B’desh JEC sessions, revived after almost two decades, resulted in effective renewal of bilateral trade cooperation, according to Minister Rishad Bathiudeen who led Sri Lanka’s national delegation to Dhaka.