Sri Lanka Gives ‘Go-Ahead’ Signal To India-Backed Port Project Despite Protest From Workers’ Unions

Weeks after India‚Äôs External Affairs Minister visited Sri Lanka, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa gave the green light to the India-backed port project in Colombo. The project, earlier put on hold following protests by workers’ unions, is approved at a time when the island nation is seeking a $2-billion financial lifeline from New Delhi. Hours Before Republic … Continue reading Sri Lanka Gives ‘Go-Ahead’ Signal To India-Backed Port Project Despite Protest From Workers’ Unions