Malaysian Team Meets Jaya, Holds Talks On Colachel Project

Chennai, July 29: | Updated: Jul 30 2002, 05:30am hrs
A 12-member Malaysian delegation led by public works minister D S Samivelu called on a high-level Tamil Nadu team headed by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and discussed about the development of Colachel port and other development works.

Colachel is to be developed into a major container port with the Malaysian assistance. The discussions were centered around issues like building berthing facilities for mother vessels at the port, working out plans for making container ships from Singapore, Colombo and Dubai ports call at Colachel etc.

They also held discussions on the proposal to build a new government administrative block on the Old Mahabalipuram Road, and on the Marina Seashore Development project.