Minister Chamal Rajapaksa says that all should get together to develop Mattala Rajapaksa airport. He said that protecting the national resources is a responsibility of everyone in the country. He made these remarks when he made a visit to Mattala Rajapaksa international Airport yesterday.
Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said the previous good governance government neglected the Mattala Airport into a total failure but this government will restore its importance.
Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa said that with the opening of the Mattala Airport and the Hambantota Port, the ultimate goal was to transform Hambantota into an aviation and shipping hub in South Asia.
Aviation and Export Development Zones State Minister D.V. Chanaka were associated with the special visit to the Mattala Airport premises.
The Mattala airport will be developed into a tourist and export oriented airport in the future.