Steps to recruit more women as crane operators in Sri Lanka’s ports


The Minister of Ports, Shipping and aviation hon.  Nimal Siripala de Silva gave instructions to the relevant officials yesterday(20), in Parliament, to expand the operations of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and other institutions under the ministry to increase efficiency. The minister said that like in many countries of the world, in Sri Lanka too. women are already working as crane operators in the port and steps will be taken to recruit more in the future.

The minister stated the above at the first meeting of the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Ports, Shipping and Aviation held yesterday (20).

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