Ministry of Tourism සංචාරක අමාත්‍යාංශය சுற்றுலா அமைச்சு AASL gears up to start the ‘BIA Terminal 2 Project’

Under the directives of Major General (Rtd) G. A. Chandrasiri, Chairman, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited, a series of meetings were held and site visits were conducted with Japan’s Taisei Corporation, the contractor of the BIA Terminal 2 project, Japan Airport Consultants (JAC) and the senior officials of AASL to accelerate the BIA Terminal 2 project.

A meeting was held on 13th July 2020 at the AASL Board Room with the participation of Major General (Rtd) G. A. Chandrasiri, Chairman AASL, Mr. A. Warushahennadige, Director AASL, Japan’s Taisei Corporation representatives, JAC representatives and Heads of the Divisions of AASL to confer the commencement plans of the project construction.

The officials discussed the matters related to workforce mobilization plans, foreign staff facilitation, and staffing of the Project Management Unit (PMU) at the meeting. Further, the officials discussed the passenger traffic arrangements to be implemented after the commencement of construction work.

The new state of the art passenger terminal will have the capacity to handle 9 million passenger movements which will increase the total handling capacity at BIA to 15 million per annum.

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