News & Events


Assuming duties of the new Minister of Land, Land Development, Environment and Wildlife Resources
Mr. S.M. Chandrasena was assumed duties as the new Cabinet Minister of Land, Land Development, Environment and Wildlife Resources on 22nd November 2019.  

Assuming duties of the new State Minister of Environment and Wildlife Resources
Mr. Wimalaweera Dissanayake assumed duties as the State Minister of new Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Resources on 28th November 2019. 

New Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Resources assumes duties
Mrs. J.M.C. Jayanthi Wijethunga assumed her duties as the Secretary of the new Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Resources on 29th November 2019.  

A Farewell to the former Secretary from the staff
A felicitation function was held on 2nd December 2019 with the participation of Ministry officials in view of former Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious…

ESCAMP Project
Mid Term Review (MRT) is now underway in the ESCAMP Project funded by World Bank. this project is executed by the Department of Wildlife Conservation and Department of Forest Conservation. 

Opening of a Blue Whale watyching center in Mirissa
Kalpitiya as well as Mirissa sea area of Sri Lanka is globally renowned as best blue whale and dolphin watching sites. accordingly Blue Whale watching center was declared open at Mirissa recently.

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