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Introduction of an e-ticket for Yala National park
Around 500,000 of local and foreign tourist vist annually to the Yala National Park, which is famous as a place where leopards can be observed easily. Around 1500 tourists visit to the Yala National Park…

World Wetland Day celebrated on 02nd February
In every year, World Wetland Day celebrates on 2nd of February. This is a day of directing the world attention towards the conservation of wetlands, which make immeasurable service for the very existence…

Duty assuming of the new Secretary to the Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Resources
Mr. A.H.S. Wijesinghe has assumed duties as the new Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Wildlife Resources on 3rd February 2020.  

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 Wildlife Resources
Mr. Wimalaweera Dissanayake assumed duties as the Wildlife Resources 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.  

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