28th September 2010, www.dailynews.lk, By Indunil Hewage
Accepting project proposals for setting up new ventures in the Hambantota port has extended upto October 15. Project applications will be evaluated within a week after accepting the proposals.
The closing date for accepting applications was September 30. Hambantota Port Chief Engineer Agil Hewageegana said investors have requested a time extension from the Port for submitting their documentation.
Currently, 54 local and foreign investors have taken the required documentation.
Mass scale local cement manufacturing companies have also taken the documentation to submit their proposals.
It is expected that more local ventures, foreign ventures and foreign ventures collaborating with local companies will be set up in the 140 acre land.
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