Magam Ruhunupura International Conference Hall

Magam Ruhunupura International Conference Hall
The Magam Ruhunupura International Conference Hall, also known as MRICH (Sinhala: මාගම් රුහුණුපුර ජාත්‍යාන්තර සම්මන්ත්‍රණ ශාලාව) is a convention centre located in Siribopura in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. It is considered the country's second international conference hall after BMICH in Colombo.

The conference hall was constructed by the Urban Development Authority (UDA) with the assistance of the Korean International Corporation at a cost of about US$ 15.3 million. It was declared open on 7 November 2013 by then-President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The inauguration ceremony of the 2013 Commonwealth Youth Forum was the first international event that was held at the conference hall.

The conference hall
Situated on a 28-acre plot of land, the conference hall encompasses an area of 16,000 square metres. The main hall has 1,500 seats and there are three additional halls with a seating capacity of 250 each. It also comprises an open-air theatre including changing rooms, two helipads and VIP access.


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This page was last updated on 24 January 2023
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