Indian keep away-Talk of the Colombo Diplomatic Circle


The refusal of the Indian government to take part in the talks related.
The West Container Terminal (WCT) of the Colombo Port development project has become a hot topic in the diplomatic circles in the capital.

The talks were to be held with a private Indian company with the participation of the. Indian Government.

According to Minister Udaya Gammanpila the government of India has conveyed its decision officially.
It is customary for the respective government to be involved in talks when it comes to big joint venture projects and some see that the Colombo- New Delhi relationships are getting tense.

The Indian Government had nominated Adani Group of Companies to invest in the East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port according to Minister Udaya Gammanpila.

Discussions with the Adhani’s are supposed to continue despite the refusal of the Indian Government to get involved.


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