President declares open Maththala international airport

Monday, 18 March 2013 - 11:07



Turning a new chapter in the country’s aviation history, Sri Lanka’s second international air gateway - Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.


A special Sri Lankan Airlines plane, carrying President Mahinda Rajapakse and a delegation landed at the Maththala international airport at 10.54 am.