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“Port City” to become “Financial City”

26 July 2016 06:08 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Government will change the name, “Port City” to “Financial City” to underline the fact that China would not be given outright ownership to the block of land, Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando said today.

“The previous government had agreed to grant outright ownership of the Port City to China. This is against the law and we will not do it. We will introduce a new mechanism the modalities of which would be revealed at a future cabinet briefing,” he said.

The minister said a section of the port would be extended to Ja-ela adding that the government had already initiated several development projects.

He said the people would be able to enjoy the benefits of the decisions taken by the government by December.(Ajith Siriwardana)


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  Comments - 5

  • Karawila Tuesday, 26 July 2016 06:45 PM

    The question will come in many different ways though THE ANSWER IS THE SAME via DM Android App

    Ahamed Tuesday, 26 July 2016 06:59 PM

    how about giving it the name nil manel island? (blue water lilly) financial city is not a cool name for an artificial island. any other suggestions guys ?

    melda Tuesday, 26 July 2016 07:03 PM

    that was the ONLY thing missing. now this is the cleanest development project ever happened in the world. via DM Android App

    Sharon Monday, 01 August 2016 11:40 AM

    Hippocracy at it's best...

    LalD Tuesday, 02 August 2016 08:10 AM

    Please explain...

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