Incorporating its objectives of being a responsible corporate citizen by engaging with local stakeholders, South Asia Gateway Terminal Ltd. (SAGT), the first Public Private Partnership container terminal in Sri Lanka, donated Electronic Communication Equipment to the Sri Lanka Police Communications Division, at the request of Assistant Superintendent of Police and the Acting Director of the division H.O.S. Vithanage.
The equipment was handed over to IP P.D. Sudeeptha, at SAGT premises in the presence of members of Sri Lanka Police Communication Division as well as SAGT representatives.
The equipment included mobile radios, handheld radios, multi chargers, desktop chargers and remote mics. This two-way voice radio communication equipment could be programmed to work on specific radio frequencies to enhance two-way radio communication between the personnel carrying handheld and also vehicles carrying mobile radio devices.
South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) the first private container terminal in Sri Lanka (with approximately 60% of Sri Lankan shareholding) and commenced operations in 1999, launching the Port of Colombo as global trade’s preeminent gateway hub to South Asia. Today, the terminal is one of three operators in the Port of Colombo and continues to offer the international container shipping community a competitive best in class service. SAGT is a Board of Investment flagship company consisting of four shareholders – John Keells Holdings, Maersk/APM Terminals, SLPA and Peony investments (subsidiary of Evergreen Marine Corporation).