Oct 01, 2017

‘Indian investor for Mattala airport’ claim false’ Featured

Deputy minister of civil aviation Ashok Abeysinghe refutes a claim by ‘Divaina’ which has quoted him as having said that a cabinet paper would be submitted to find an Indian investor for the Mattala international airport.

Abeysinghe has asked a top official of the Government Information Department to inform the media that the newspaper report was wrong.

‘Divaina’ has quoted the deputy minister as having said the cabinet would decide the date for a leasing agreement and leasing conditions for the airport, after which the public would be given the details.