Sri Lanka govt to fund Rs635Mn development of BIA

Nov 10, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers have given the go ahead to construct  a new immigration hall, electronic mall and an expansion of the departure concourse at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with a total cost of 635 million rupees.

Construction contract for the immigration hall and new mall construction had been awarded to Olympus Construction at a cost of 374 million rupees, the cabinet paper said.

“Expansion of the public concourse has been given to R.N. Constructions at a cost of 261 million rupees.”

The cabinet proposal in this regard was made by Nimal Siripala de Silva, minister of transport and civil aviation.

*Headline corrected to 635 million rupees, not billion