The International Magampura Harbour in Hambantota is now being filled with water.
It was on the 15th of last month that the filling of the Harbour Basin with sea water was launched. The Basin spans 43 hectares. Sea water is being filled to a depth of seven metres. At present dredging of the Magampura Harbour which was built on land links with sea is now in process. The work on the second stage of the Harbour is now being carried out.