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Port workers’ commitment essential - Minister

Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka yesterday said the Colombo Harbour succeeded in achieving seven millionth TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) in 2018 and the employees should show more commitment to augment productivity in all sectors.

‘The efficiency of the workforce in the Colombo Harbour is important to promote productivity of this institution further,’ he said.

The Minister was addressing employees of the Colombo Harbour before commencing work for the new year.

Religious activities were conducted at the Sri Sambuddha Jayanthi Chaithya premises after which government servants took the Public Service Pledge.

Ministry Secretary Dr Parakrama Dissanayake said that the Colombo Harbour made many achievements in 2018 and the port succeeded in achieving 7 million TEUs in 2018.

Senior officials of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority participated at this ceremony. 


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