Mr.Kavan Ratnayaka, appointed as the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA).assumed duties with the blessings of the Triple Gem at the Chairman’s office recently.
Before his appointment as the Chairman of SLPA, Mr.Kavan Ratnayaka served the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA). He is also a former Chairman of Associated Newspapers of Ceylon (Lake House). An old boy of Royal College, Mr.Kavan Ratnayaka holds a Bachelor of Science degree in (Physics) from the University of California. He has also served as the Country General Manager of IBM Sri Lanka, Chief Executive Officer of Dialog Broadband and the Chief Corporate Officer of Dialog Axiata PLC.
Speaking at the event, Minister of Port, Shipping and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka stated that the Port of Colombo that has almost reached its capacity with the collaborative teamwork of the Jaya Container Terminal of the SLPA, the South Asia Gateway Terminals and the Colombo International Container Terminals should be further developed into one of the leading ports of the world.