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China backed Port City missing link for SL to become game changer; no threat to sovereignty

The Colombo Port City, one of Sri Lanka’s most significant projects with tremendous potential has to go forward in the right direction as a game-changer for the island and the proposed draft legislation is the missing link, a senior official said.

Multiple petitions were filed in the Supreme Court last week by Opposition parties, civil society groups, and labour unions against the proposed legislation on the Colombo Port City, alleging that the US 1.4 billion dollar project violated the country’s sovereignty over financial matters, the Constitution and labour rights.

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