The Megapolis, Port City and the project contractor China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) have begun inspections of the quarries, that will be supplying quarry material for the Port City project. According to the SEIA, only licensed quarries can be used for the supply and the inspection tours are to ensure that all the conditions stipulated in the environment approvals are properly met.
The first of the visits made by the team of officials was led by Nihal Fernando,Deputy Director General of the UDA and Director of the Port City Development Project last week The team included representatives from the Ministry of Megapolis, UDA, CHEC Port City Colombo (Private) Limited (the Project Company) and CHEC. The visit was made to licensed quarries located in Meegoda and Korathota. Ms. Piyusha Gunasekara, Deputy Project Director and Deputy Director of the UDA and Bimal Priyantha, Project Engineer were also amongst the visiting team.