World’s largest passenger ship here today
The Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, one of the world’s largest passenger
ships, will arrive at the Colombo Port today. This is the first time
such a large ship will arrive in Sri Lanka.
Around 6,600 persons, including 3,000 crew members and 3,600
passengers, are on board the ship. It will arrive from Cochin Port,
India. The ship will leave for Singapore in the evening. It will be at
the Colombo Harbour until 6 pm.
Ports and Aviation Project Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena said the
peaceful environment in the country is the main reason for the ship to
arrive in the country.