Ministry of Sustainable Development and Wildlife was established under the Extra Ordinary Gazette Notice 1933/33 dated 21/09/2015 issued by H.E The President. Hon. Ravindra Samaraweera is the Minister of the Ministry and Hon. Deputy Ministerial Post holds by Mrs. Sumedha G. Jayasena. Mr. Douglas Nanayakkara is the Secretary of the Ministry.

  • Department of Wildlife Conservation 
  • Department of National Zoological Gardens
  • Department of National Botanical Gardens
  • Wildlife Trust
  • Sustainable Development Council

are the institutions come under the purview of the Ministry.