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Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited Welcomed Mr. S. Hettiarachchi, the New Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation.

May 21, 2020

Mr. S. Hettiarachchi has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation. Major General (Rtd) G. A. Chandrasiri, Chairman of Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited, together with Mr. Rajeewasiri Sooriyaarachchi, Vice Chairman, Mr. A. Warushahennadige, Director AASL, Mr. Shehan Sumanasekara, Director AASL and senior officials of AASL warmly welcomed the new Secretary and officials of the Ministry. 

Chairman AASL along with the officials presented the future plans of the company and discussed key strategic areas to be addressed for post COVID-19 recovery. The Chairman highlighted the commendable efforts taken by AASL in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and enlightened the officials of the Ministry on the upcoming projects such as BIA Terminal 2. 

The Secretary to the Ministry addressing the audience highlighted the importance of working together as a team towards reaching common goals in developing the civil airports and the aviation industry of Sri Lanka. Furthermore, new strategies were explored for the promotion of Sri Lanka as a tourist destination and a transit hub for the future.