Press Release

Delegation from US Congress visits Port City Colombo



A high profile delegation from the US Congress led by Congressman Mr. William McClellen Thornberry, (R-TX), Chairman, House Armed Services Committee (HASC) visited Port City Colombo on 29 May 2018. The delegation was accompanied by His Excellency Mr. Athul Keshap, the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka.

Other members of the delegation comprised of Congresswoman Ms. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Congresswoman Ms. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH), Congressman Mr. Enrique Cuellar (R-TX) and several officials from HASC and the US Embassy in Colombo.

They were warmly welcomed by Mr. Wang Hao, Employer’s Representative of CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd., along with Assistant General Manager (Sales and Marketing) Mr. Simon Tham and Head of Strategy & Business Development Mr. Thulci Aluwihare. The delegation toured the project and were given a detailed briefing of the background and its progress.

Ambassador Keshap conveyed his best wishes and appreciation to the Project Company for facilitating the visit.

Mr. Vidya Amarapala, Adviser to the Minister of Megapolis & Western Development, Mr. Lalith Wijeratne and Mr. Bimal Prabhath, Deputy Directors of Colombo Port City Development Office of the Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development were also present during the occasion.