Feb 24, 2021

Muthurajawela wetlands to be developed under UDA Featured

The Muthurajwala wetlands will be brought under the Urban Development Authority, environment minister Mahinda Amaraweera has said.

“This area will be developed as a destination for tourists who love to visit places of environmental value,” Amaraweera told reporters on Wednesday.

He added that the development of the wetlands will take place under a joint venture involving several entities.

This includes the Urban Development Authority, Central Environmental Authority, Environment Ministry, Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, and the Department of Wildlife Conservation.