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President says people should receive more benefits from Mattala Airport

May 22, 2011 12:43:39 PM - itnnews.lk

The President has made a sudden inspection tour at the Mattala airport.

He has pointed out the necessity to draw plans that would bring more benefits to the people. The Mattala International Airport is being constructed, realizing the Mahinda Chintana concept of “Winning the blue sky” . The massive project was launched by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in November 2009. The first phase of the programme will come to an end in 2012. The Airport is being constructed in an area of 2000 hectares with Chinese aid. The President emphasized the need to develop the infrastructure along with Airport construction. The airport will have the ability to handle the largest aircraft in the world.