Sri Lanka Port City Project

‘No pressure from India on Port City project’

Date of Release: 
Jul 23 2015

The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday denied reports that the Indian government is exerting pressure on it to stall the $1.4 billion Colombo Port City Project.

Responding to a query on whether the Indian government is pushing Sri Lanka to suspend the Chinese-funded off-shore city project, Mahishini Colonne, a spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told reporters that it was “not true.”

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