Hambantota port

Security, operations of Hambantota port under control of Sri Lanka: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka in 2017 reached a long-term lease agreement with China to set up an industrial park at Hambantota.

published on : 8th April 2019

Sri Lanka minister criticised for opposing Hambantota port project with China

Sri Lanka's Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe is facing the wrath of the Cabinet members after he opposed a recently signed deal with China on the strategic Hambantota port.

published on : 12th August 2017

Sri Lanka, China sign USD 1.1 billion Hambantota port deal

The deal had been delayed by several months over concerns that the deep-sea port could be used by the Chinese navy.

published on : 29th July 2017