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Cabinet approves high-tech scanners for BIA security

Cabinet has approved a proposal by Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga to procure and install state-of-the-art equipment for scanning cargo and passenger luggage at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

Passed in yesterday’s Cabinet meeting, the proposal seeks to ensure passenger safety and prevent terrorist attacks, in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people.

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