Aug 09, 2018

Aircraft production to commence this year (video)

The local mechanism to manufacture air crafts will commence within this year, said Air Force Commander Kapila Jayampathy.

He made this statement to the media subsequent to visiting the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy.

He said that the necessary framework for this project has been initiated with the approval of the resident and the Defence Secretary.

The Air Force Commander alsopresented a fire truck for the Sri Dalada Maligawa (temple of the sacred tooth relic), Malwatu and Asgiri Vihara and Siwu Maha Devale.

The fire truck was accepted by the Diyawadana Nilame Predeep Dela Bandara.