Japan Not Happy with GOSL Scrapping Port Terminal (ECT) Agreement

The Japanese Government has expressed regret over Sri Lanka’s decision to scrap the East Container Terminal deal with Japan and India.

The Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka Akira Sugiyama met with Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena yesterday (03) and discussed a range of matters relevant to the bilateral partnership between Sri Lanka and Japan.

The issue over the East Container Terminal deal is believed to have been raised at the meeting.

The Memorandum of Cooperation among the three Governments of Sri Lanka, Japan and India on the development of the East Container Terminal located in the Colombo South Port was signed in Colombo on 28 May 2019.

(Colombo Gazette)

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