Sri Lanka: Second Phase of Hambantota Port Project Underway

Hambantota Port Project to Boost Development of South

The Hambantota Sea Port Project will greatly accelerate economic development in Sri Lanka’s Southern Province, the Hambatota Sea Port Project Manager Liu Hong Shen said.

Shen was addressing an awards ceremony at Kirala Kele Hotel at Ambalantota where the best performers in the phase two of the Hambantota Sea Port Project for the first quarter of 2014 were awarded prizes.

Hambantota will be an active economic zone which would be beneficial to improving peoples’ livelihood.

The second phase of the seaport is now in progress.

The first stage of the artificial island construction has been completed successfully. The structure has been protected well to withstand the monsoon period.


Source:, May 27, 2014