THE NEWLY RECONSTRUCTED VVIP LOUNGE OF BIA WAS CEREMONIALLY DECLARED OPEN BY H.E.MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA
October 28, 2013
The newly reconstructed VVIP lounge of Bandaranaike International Airport was ceremonially declared open by H.E.Mahinda Rajapaksa, president of Sri Lanka, on 27th October 2013. Among those in attendance at the opening ceremony were The Hon Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa Hon.Minister of Civil Aviation Piyankara Jayaratna, Hon. Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation Geethanjana Gunawardena, Chief Minister of Western Province, other ministers, parliamentarians, ministers of Provincial Councils, Mr. Prasanna J. Wickramasuriya, chairman of Airport & Aviation Services (SL) Ltd., vice chairman, the directors and the senior management of AASL.
The expansion and the refurbishment of the VVIP facility were done as part of the measures taken by BIA in preparation for the upcoming Common Wealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo.