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President instructs a gazette notification to extend wilpattu Forests cover

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President Maithripala Sirisena instructed authorities to publish a gazette notification to declare Wilpatthu Sanctuary as a wildlife zone. Further President also instructed the officers concerned and investigate allegations of destruction took place at Wilpattu Sanctuary in the areas of Mannar and Puttalam districts and to  deploy a special team to inquire into it and submit a report.


The President's Secretary P.B. Abeykoon, Environment Ministry Secretary Udaya R. Senevirathne and Sustained Development and Wild Life Ministry Secretary R.M.D.B. Meegasmulla were among those who attended this discussion.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 January 2017 08:43  
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