Matara District New National Sports Complex built at a cost of Rs.279 million was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (4th July).
The Sports Complex comprised with a swimming pool, indoor stadium and running track, and may other state-of-the-art facilities paves the way for international sports events.
Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara, Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Sagala Rathnayake, Governor of Southern Province Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Chief Minister Shan Vijayalal De Silva, State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Deputy Minister, H.M.M. Haris, and Buddhika Pathirana MP were also present.
President Sirisena declared open the newly built Excise Office of the Matara District Excise Department afterwards.