'Hope Gate' declared open at BIA
A special gate by the name 'Hope Gate' was declared opened at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake yesterday (01) to provide better service and facilities to the expatriate workers.
Meanwhile, a dedicated lounge for the expatriate workers is also to be established at the airport through the 'Hope Gate' initiative in the future.
Sri Lankans leaving for foreign countries for work from the BIA as well as the workers returning to Sri Lanka from working abroad can use the facilities of the new gate.
Labor and Foreign Employment Minister Manusha Nanayakkara said that the VIP facility and treatment given to the VIPs at the airport will be given to migrant workers as well.