Hambantota port

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya's remarks on Hambantota Port quoted out of context: PM Mahinda

Gotabaya Rajapaksa had said that giving away the Hambantota Port to China on a 99-year lease was a mistake by the previous government headed by Maithripala Sirisena.

published on : 10th December 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