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* Immigration and Emigration facilities to be set up at Sri Lanka's second international airport
Sat, Oct 6, 2012, 12:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 06, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government plans to make arrangements to set up the Immigration and Emigration facilities at the second international airport at Mattala in Hambantota district.

The Cabinet has granted approval to purchase the necessary equipment at a cost of 62 million and make other arrangements to provide an effective and efficient service in accordance with international standards to passengers passing through Mattala Airport once it is commissioned.

The proposal has been presented by the President, in his capacity as the Minister of Defence and Urban Development.

The new airport will have 20 counters ten each for departure and arrival and 50 authorized officers will be working in day and night services on shift basis at the airport.

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