Hambantota port

China to pump in $1 billion in mega Sri Lanka project

China to pump in $1 billion in mega Sri Lanka project

Sri Lanka and China are hoping he project will help the island country become a financial centre in the Indian Ocean comparable with those in Singapore and Europe.

Jan 02, 2018, 23:28 PM IST
China debt-trap: Sri Lanka hands over control of Hambantota Port

China debt-trap: Sri Lanka hands over control of Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka on Saturday formally handed over the southern sea port of Hambantota to China.

Dec 09, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Chinese built Hambantota port begins ops in Lanka

The first vessel, The N4K FRICIA from Japan carrying 15 vehicles for trans-shipment, called at the Hambantota last night.

Jun 06, 2012, 18:43 PM IST

Lanka to develop Hambantota port as trans-shipment hub

The Hambantota port named after President Mahinda Rajapaksa would be established as a preferred transshipment hub for vehicles, Sri Lanka Ports Authority has said.

Jun 04, 2012, 14:20 PM IST

Chinese help for Hambantota port for `commercial purposes`

Amid growing concerns that China
is seeking to strengthen its naval presence in the Indian
Ocean, a top Chinese official said on Thursday that its projects in
Sri Lanka was only for "commercial purposes".

Feb 18, 2010, 20:07 PM IST