Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said that the government has decided to develop the eastern terminal of the Ports Authority under the 100 percent administration of the authority. He emphasized that the government was not in a position to provide the eastern Jetty to anyone. If needed the government has decided to develop the western terminal by a foreign investor, initiated by the government. 60 percent of Ship Goods Trade is being carried out through the eastern, western coastal line in the new silk route path. Therefore the commercial value of ports covering sea line is increase in day by day. This is the beginning of the center of the new economic power. Colombo port is the center of sea line. This is the best pier of the ship transportation through this sea route.
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