State Minister of Wildlife to brief President on death of elephants

State Minister of Wildlife to brief President on death of elephants

State Minister of Wildlife to brief President on death of elephants

Written by Staff Writer

01 Oct, 2019 | 11:33 am

Colombo (News 1st): State Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs, Ranjith Aluwihare says, he would meet with the President in order to decide on a future course of action regarding the deaths of several elephants at the Hiriwadunna- Thumbikulam reserve in Habarana.

Meanwhile, three special teams have been deployed to investigate the deaths.

Director-General of the Department of Wildlife Conservation, Chandana Sooriyabandara said, while one investigation is being carried out by a team comprising 3 senior officials of the Department, the other investigations are being conducted by the Ministry and the Police.

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