The Governor’s Jetty’ in Trincomalee was opened recently by Ambassador of Japan Kenichi Suganuma on the invitation of the Governor Eastern Province Rohitha Bogollagama. Akiko Suganuma and Deepthi Bogollagama also participated.
The main objective of opening the jetty is to promote tourism in East. Trincomalee would also be repositioned as the Eastern Tourism Hub,” said the Governor Eastern Province Rohitha Bogollagama. He said that a ‘Master Plan for the Development of the Trincomalee District’ has been prepared by the Western Development and Megapolis Ministry. “This is done jointly with Surbana Jurong, a Singaporean company and the plan was presented to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees.
According to the Master Plan, the first step would be the setting up of a special planning and development authority, which will be called the Master Plan Implementation Unit, which would be later upgraded to Trincomalee Metropolitan Planning and Development Authority.