Nov 07, 2018

Coral cultivation along Galle coastline Featured

A project to regrow coral reefs has been initiated in the Galle, Unawatuna and Roomassala coastal areas under the expertise of the Moratuwa University students and sponsorship of private institutions. The diving assistance would be provided by the Navy divers.

Under the instructions of the Navy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Piyal de Silva, the project is directed by the Southern Naval Commander Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera.

The project initiation was attended by the Galle District Secretary Somaratne Vidanapathirana, Galle DIG Chandana Alahakoon, Naval Training Officer and Commanding Officer Captain (diving) Sanjeewa Perera, Southern Naval Commander (weapons) Roshan Mudaligama and several naval officers.