President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the newly built National Sports Complex in Matara district today (July 4). It was constructed at a cost of 279 million rupees.
The Sports Complex built with state-of-the-art facilities where international sporting events can be conducted.
The President also declared open the new swimming pool, indoor stadium and running track at the National Sports Complex.
Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara, Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Sagala Rathnayake, Governor of Southern Province , Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Chief Minister , Shan Vijayalal De Silva, State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Deputy Minister, H.M.M. Haris, Buddhika Pathirana,MP, Southern Provincial Council Minister of Sports Weerasuman Weerasinghe and many others participated in this event.
Afterwards, President Sirisena declared open the newly built Excise Office of the Matara District Excise Department. Mr. L.K.G. Gunawardena, Commissioner General of Excise and many other officials participated in this event.