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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Hambantota to become Magampura

The Island

The Hambantota District is to undergo a name change. The government has decided to rename it the Magampura District, Minister of Ports and Civil Aviation Chamal Rajapaksa said.

He said Hambantota had earlier been known as Magampura and the government had decided to revert to the old name.

1 comment:

  1. Very appropriate name for the area. That is the name we had in Gamini Abhaya's time.