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Nimal Siripala De Silva (M. P.)

Minister of Transport & Civil Aviation

Official Telephone Numbers : 0112 687597

Official Fax Number: 0112 684930

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Minister Staff

Name Designation Official Telephone Official Fax
Mr.A. D. De. S. Indrasekara
Private Secretary 0112 187227  
0112 187228 
Mr.H. Anura Athukorala
Coordinating Secretary  
0112 187221
0112 186052 
Mr.Udaya Peiris
Coordinating Secretary
0112 699122
0112 699122
Mr.Wiraj Abeysinghe
Media Secretary
0112 687437
0112 687109
Mr.Ajith Hikkaduwa Liyanage
Public Relation Officer
0552 229892
0552 229892
Ms.Visakha Wijenayaka
Private Assistant 0112 187225
0112 187228

Latest News

International Trade Aviation Services at Rathmalana Airport

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation says that International Trade Aviation Services are to be commenced at the Rathmalana Airport.

Preliminary discussions on the commencement of services concerned was held on 07.03.2017 at the Rathmalana Airport Premises between Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva - Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and Mr. Musa Sammer – Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Of Maldives.

Ms. Sahiya Sareer – Maldives Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Mr. Abdul Haris – Managing Director of Maldives International Airlines,  Mr. Ahamed Abraham - Chief of Aircraft Operations of Maldives International Airlines , Mr. Saman Ediriweera – Chairman of Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited and Mr. Yohan Jayaratne – Executive Director of  Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited also took part in the discussions.

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Driver Training Instructors Are Required for Esatblising Driving Schools...

Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said that producing technically and practically knowledgeable high quality drivers with the help of trained and licensed instructors is his expectation. The Minister expressed these views at the Annual Meeting of Sri Lanka  Driving School Owner’s Association held at the BMICH on 08.03.2017.

This occasion was graced by a large number of people including the Deputy Minister – Mr Ashok Abesinghe and Commissioner of Motor Traffic –  Mr. Jagath Chandrasiri.

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Bandaranayake International Airport was declared opened...(2017.04.06)

Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) that was closed for about three months for overlaying of runway during day time was declared opened for operations by Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva -  Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation on 06.04.2017.

This project was conducted by Kethik Company of China under the consultancy of  National Aero Technology International Company of Netherland at a cost Rs. 7.2 billion.

This occasion was graced by a large number of dignitaries including Hon. Ashok Abesinghe – Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Officers of such Ministry, Ministers and Diplomats.

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