Monday, October 30, 2006

SriLankan Makes Maiden Landing at Goa

Dabolim, Goa: The SriLankan Airlines have finally made it to Goa and made it its 10th destination in India. The SriLankan Airlines landed on the Dabolim Airport in Goa on Monday, October 30 morning at 7.30 am thus making Goa its 10th destination in the country. The flight will be operating between Colombo and Goa and back, with convenient connection flights to the Middle East.
The duration of the flight between Dabolim and Colombo will be two hours.
Chief Minister Rane, in his inaugural speech, invited the the Sri Lankans to strengthen the cultural bond between the two culturally rich places upon sending performing artistes from Goa to Sri Lanka and vice versa.
The Sri Lankan high commissioner accepted the offer and promised to improve on the cultural relationship and also build up a strong chain in the tourism sector.
30/10/06 Rajtilak Naik/