The JVP states its stand on the port city project has not changed as the project is harmful to the country in several aspects and is detriment to the country in many ways.
The JVP opposes the project as it is not legal, could cause many environmental problems, financially not feasible and due to the impact it would have on international political relations said the Leader of the party Anura Dissanayaka.
The involvement of the present government in port city project has not changed any of the above disadvantages pointed out Mr. Dissanayaka. He said the agreement for the port city project is not legal and pointed out that there are no laws enacted to reclaim land from the sea He added that several environmental issues have been mentioned according to Coastal Conservation Authority Act and said 72 points in relation to environmental harms have been mentioned.
The JVP Leader points out that port city project is detrimental to the country when considering the issues that arise regarding sovereignty when partitioning land reclaimed from the sea and the affect the project will have on the Balance of Power in Contemporary International Politics and says his party objects to the project after taking into account afore mentioned facts.
Meanwhile, the JVP questioned in Parliament regarding the port city project and the Prime Minister had said the new agreement relevant to the project and environmental feasible reports would be presented to Parliament.
Mr. Dissanayaka said future actions taken by the JVP regarding the port city project would be informed to the masses soon.