South Asia and Beyond

West Container Terminal: New Proposal For Sri Lanka Cabinet

COLOMBO: Amidst rising pressure from India to respect the tripartite agreement signed between Sri Lanka, India, and Japan for the development of the East Container Terminal (ECT) at the Colombo Port, the Sri Lankan government is in the process of making a new proposal for the Cabinet-approved West Container Terminal (WCT) instead. The new proposal […]Read More

India To Build Petroleum Hub In Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee

COLOMBO: The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and the Lanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC) will be partnering to develop a selected land area in Trincomalee as a “South Asian Petroleum Hub” for petroleum and natural gas, where 24 new oil storage tanks would be constructed. CPC Chairman Sumith Wijesinghe told […]Read More