The Sri Lanka authorities is making ready to renew direct flights from Jaffna to Chennai, which have been suspended as a result of unfold of Covid-19 pandemic.
Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that the resumption of mentioned flights is anticipated to be launched below the identical idea of the journey air bubble that’s anticipated to be initiated between India and Sri Lanka.
The Minister additionally talked about that there are plans to launch home flights between Ratmalana, Jaffna, and Batticaloa quickly. He additional added Jaffna and Batticaloa airports are additionally anticipated to be developed as worldwide airports.
He was talking on the ceremonial inauguration to put the muse stone for the development of 144 transit housing models for Madhu pilgrims at a price of Rs.300 million with the help of the Authorities of India. The ceremony was held on the Madhu Church premises (11).
Addressing the occasion, the Indian Excessive Commissioner in Colombo, Gopal Baglay asserted that India has at all times labored carefully with Sri Lanka and that India has at all times supported growth tasks of Sri Lanka over time.
Most. Rev Dr. Emmanuel Fernando, Bishop of Mannar on the Shrine of Our Woman of Madhu, and S. Hettiarachchi, Secretary to the Tourism Ministry additionally addressed the event.