Strict action to be taken against destruction of Wilpattu National Park

Strict action to be taken against destruction of Wilpattu National Park

Strict action to be taken against destruction of Wilpattu National Park

Written by Staff Writer

09 May, 2015 | 2:38 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Secretary to the Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment to immediately look into the deforestation and constructions taking place at the Wilpattu National Park.

Secretary to the Ministry Nihal Rupasinghe stated that a team from the Ministry has already been dispatched to the Wilpattu National Park.

He went on to note that after inquiring in to the deforestation, legal action will be strictly enforced against all individuals involved.

He further noted that the the President has instructed him to nab all those involved in the destruction of the Wilpattu National Park casting aside their status and positions.

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