Adani group exploring investment in Sri Lanka's renewable energy sector: Official
- Sri Lanka
The Adani group, which recently sealed a deal with Sri Lanka to develop and run the strategic Colombo Port's Western Container Terminal, is also exploring the possibility of investing in the island nation's energy and wind sector, a senior official from the state-owned Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said on Tuesday.
The comments came a day after Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani called on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa here, weeks after his company inked a deal with the state-owned Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to develop and run the strategic Colombo Port's Western Container Terminal (WCT).
''Privileged to meet President @GotabayaR and PM @PresRajapaksa. In addition to developing Colombo Port's Western Container Terminal, the Adani Group will explore other infrastructure partnerships,'' Adani tweeted.
Earlier, Nalinda Ilangakoon, the Vice Chairman of CEB, said while speaking to reporters, said the Adani group has explored the possibility of investing in Sri Lanka's wind and renewable energy sector.
The visit came as the Adani Group in September sealed the deal to operate the Colombo Port's WCT.
Their bid to gain control of the Eastern Container Terminal (ECT) failed due to mounting opposition from local port trade unions.
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