Protest against H’tota port sale

Published : 11:29 am  February 2, 2017 | No comments so far |  |  (235) reads | 

 

Sri Lankan police stand guard during a protest against the proposed sale of a stake in a loss-making port to a Chinese company in Colombo yesterday. The protesters, led by the leftist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, are opposing the plans to sell an 80 percent stake in the US $ 1.4 billion deep sea port of Hambantota to China Merchants Port Holdings Company (AFP)