India will expect a larger reward: Gammanpila

India will expect a larger reward: Gammanpila

September 21, 2015   06:07 pm

Pivithuru Hela Urumaya General Secretary and Parliamentarian Udaya Gammanpila opposed the new proposal to build a $5.19 billion road project to connect India and Sri Lanka through a sea-bridge.


The observation was made at a press conference held in Colombo on Monday (21).


The MP also described the project as a part of the implementation of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).


“No doubt, India will allocate money for the project, but will expect a larger reward later,” he added.


Indian media reported that India is set to engage in high-level talks with Sri Lanka for the ambitious $5.19 billion road project to connect both the nations through a sea-bridge and an underwater tunnel by October.

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