Recently a contract has been signed between the ‘ Airport Express – Air & Rail Company (Pvt.) Ltd.’ of Malaysia and the Government of Sri Lanka to start an Electric Train System between Negombo and Colombo.
The contract was signed by Dr.Shawana Khdir Ali President of Premiere Global Assets Ltd, and Dr.Parimalan Rajo Iso Michael (Managing Director of AEARC) with Newport Global Group Ltd (USA).On behalf of Sri Lankan Government, Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake participated to grace the occasion.
Dr. Parimalan Rajo is having a special attachment to Sri Lanka as his mother hailed from Sri Lanka.
His father was from India and in 1941 he had joined Indian Railways , later he had joined Sri Lankan Railways and when he was working in Sri Lanka he had met his wife.