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Sri Lankan PM tours Port City, eyeing rosy future


Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa calls for the construction of a multi-billion-USD Port City project to be accelerated, saying it is a landmark in the island country and will be the main income generator for the future. Rajapaksa has inspected the Colombo Port City construction site in the heart of capital Colombo to mark the sixth anniversary since the project. Launched in 2014, it was jointly developed by the Sri Lankan government and China's CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd. The prime minister says he hopes that the project would be completed soon, so that it would be a major economic boost for the island country.