Lunugamvehera becomes Yala Zone Six

Lunugamvehera becomes Yala Zone Six

Lunugamvehera becomes Yala Zone Six

Written by Zulfick Farzan

25 Nov, 2022 | 12:21 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Lunugamvehera National Park will be named as Yala Zone No 6 with effect from today (25).

W. A. D. Indrajith, the Uva Province Assistant Director for the Department of Wildlife Conservation told News 1st that the Lunugamvehera National Park will be named as Yala Zone No 6 in order to manage the high inflow of visitors to the Yala National Park.

This area covers 27, 185 hectares making the total area of the Yala National Park 125,070 hectares.

W. A. D. Indrajith said this would allow visitors to also witness a variety bird species. 

He also said that several wewa's in that section have also been repaired and reserved for birds.

 

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