Malaysian investors to bid for Northern Expressway: Suggest to renew bilateral trade

Feb 27, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka northern expressway which links the Island’s capital Colombo to the northern Jaffna peninsula to be bided by Malaysian investors, a statement said. We are bidding for Northern Highway on BOT (build-operate-transfer) basis, Dato’ Seri S. Samy Vellu, Malaysia’s Special Envoy of Infrastructure for India and South Asia with Ministerial rank attached to the Prime Minister’s Office was quoted saying on a visit to Colombo leading a Malaysian business team.

We want to do a good job if we get it.

He said Malaysia would like to partner with Sri Lanka on Government-to-Government (G2G) projects, having done such projects in Bangladesh and India.

We can jointly identify new industrial sectors and create industrial parks in Sri Lanka with our partnership, Vellu said.

The 12 national Industrial Parks we created in Malaysia are also equipped with housing and social infrastructure for the people employed in the industrial parks including housing, sanitation and water, one reason that our Parks are successful,
We intend to introduce the same model to Sri Lanka as well,

The industrial layout needs to desc