Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday (07) ceremonially declared open the Magam Ruhunupura International Conference Hall in the port city of Hambantota.
Magam Ruhunupura International Conference Hall (MRICH) constructed with assistance from South Korean government in a 28 acre plot of land in Siribopura, Hambantota, is Sri Lanka’s second international conference hall.
The main hall has a seating capacity for 1,500 and the other three halls can cater to 260 guests each. The MRICHl also has a vehicle park for 670 cars, 12 buses, and 245 motorcycles a5d also a helipad.
The Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) will be held from November 10 -14 at the Hambantota Magam Ruhunupura International Conference Centre.
The Chief Incumbent of the Sithulpawwa Raja Maha Vihare the Ven. Metaramba Hemarathana Thera, Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Colombo Jongmoon Choi, Ministers Professor G.L. Peiris and Mahinda Amaraweera, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, and parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa were also present at the opening ceremony.
(Courtesy: Government News Portal)