Measures are being taken to accelerate the development work of the Galle harbour.
A group of Parliamentarians and Ministers participated in an inspection tour of the harbour premises. The Galle harbour will be developed at the cost of 12 billion rupees with Japanese aid. Deputy Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena said that it is expected to develop the Galle Harbour as a tourist attraction and a commercial harbour. A number of job opportunities will be created following the development of the harbour. Several Parliamentarians and Ministers participated in the inspection tour.