Eco-tourism zone at Rumassala

Sri Lanka Ports Authority lands at the well-known hilly forest area Rumassala, west of the natural harbour in Galle, are to be converted into an eco-tourism zone, the Cabinet of Ministers has decided.

The Ministers have decided to direct the Ports and Shipping Ministry Secretary to carry out a feasibility study with special reference to environmental aspects.

For this purpose a committee comprising representatives of the Central Environmental Authority, Department of Wild Life Conservation, Department of Forest Conservation, Coast Conservation Department, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Urban Development Authority and the Galle Heritage Foundation is to be appointed.



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