The government will assist to take the civil aviation industry to the international level, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
He said this addressing the 53rd Conference of the Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia and Pacific Region that was held in Colombo today. The event was held in Sri Lanka after 25 years.
He invited international aviation industries to work in Sri Lanka.
Also speaking at the event Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said they are aiming to make the island a sea-air hub.
The conference will be held till 05 August.