Home / News/ President’s Chief of Staff visits Port City Colombo

President’s Chief of Staff visits Port City Colombo


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 12 October 2017 00:26


 

President Maithripala Sirisena’s Chief of Staff Ranjan Dharmawardena went on an observation tour of the Port City Colombo project site last week.

He was accompanied by a group of officials from the Presidential Secretariat, including the Chief Engineer, Additional Secretaries, Senior Assistant and Assistant Secretaries to the President.

Port City Colombo Project Director Nihal Fernando, and CHEC Port City Colombo Ltd. (the investing company) Employer Representative Wang Hao made technical presentations on the progress and current status of the project to visiting officials. They highlighted measures taken to mitigate any possible impacts due to dynamic compaction under the real-time vibration monitoring done by the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB).

The project team also explained the mitigatory measures taken to prevent any impact on historical sites situated in close proximity of the site, including the Presidential Secretariat, Lighthouse and Sambodhi Chaithya, as explained in the EIA.

The Chief of Staff commended the project team for the preventive action planned and expressed his appreciation of the local and Chinese staff for their committed efforts to make this project a success.


Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

22 June 1941: Operation Barbarossa

Friday, 22 June 2018

When Adolf Hitler founded his Third Reich in January of 1933 there was a decisive ‘quickening’ of history towards the cataclysmic


Why we’re not so keen to keep nepotism in the family

Friday, 22 June 2018

Some years ago, when the then President of Sri Lanka came in for calumny for having his son accompany him in a prominent


Everything about Trump’s diplomacy is commercial

Friday, 22 June 2018

President Trump is repeatedly boasting about his success in negotiating with North Korea. For decades and through


A brief guide to the legal system of China

Thursday, 21 June 2018

The law of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is officially referred to as the “socialist legal system with Chinese characteristics”. The formation and development of the socialist legal system with Chinese characteristics are compatible with


Columnists More