Airports Authority of India, Sri Lankan ghost airport and the Chinese connection
But why India's national airports agency AAI is interested in acquiring this asset which was built with the help of Chinese authorities. The decision seems strategic because airport will give India access to Chinese activities in Sri Lanka.
Last Updated: July 6, 2018 | 18:55 IST
The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is seen in the distance in Hambantota.