Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Transportation, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: International relations; International trade and travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Ports
Lead People/Agency: Sri Lanka Ports Authority
Overview: President instructs the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to immediately provide necessary facilities to ships calling at Ports in the country during the curfew period.
Accordingly, the SLPA has exempted all ships from demurrage and entry charges.
Full details here: https://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/index.php/2020/03/27/ships-at-ports-exempted-from-demurrage-and-entry-charges/?lang=en
Other links: 1
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Measures to ensure uninterrupted import and export mechanisms