Page-2 of Hambantota Current Affairs, GK & News
India will operate the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport as a Sri Lanka-India joint venture in Hambantota. The $210 million facility, 241km south-east of Colombo, is dubbed the “world’s emptiest airport” due to a lack of flights. Mattala airport, named after former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, was funded through high interest Chinese commercial loans. The airport was ..
Topics: D. A. Rajapaksa • Government of Sri Lanka • Hambantota • Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port • Mahinda Rajapaksa • Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport • Members of the 15th Parliament of Sri Lanka • Ministries • Rajapaksa family • Sri lanka • Transport in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India to build 1,200 houses in strategically located southern port city of Hambantota. Of the 1,200 houses to be built, 600 will be constructed in Southern Province, while remaining will be built across Sri Lanka, through one model village in each of country’s 25 districts. Background ..