As Sri Lankan we are the proud owners of a blessed land with ample space provided us to live freely in an ecological system which is balanced properly by the nature itself. As an integral part of the environment, it is our duty to respect and protect the other constituent parts around us.
According to the laws we have established legal framework for protecting environment. Protecting of Endangered species, Protecting of sensitive areas, Managing of Human Elephant conflict, Reduction of natural disasters such as Droughts, Flood, Earth Slips, Cyclones and Costal Erosion due to climate change, Controlling of Environment pollution factors and protecting of the Natural Eco System are the challenges that we are facing at the present. Parallel to the sustainable development, managing those problems is the main focus of our agenda.
Under the guidance and leadership of the President Maithreepala Sirisena we all have the responsibility to overcome the above mentioned challenges and to protect the Mother Nature.
Hon. Ajith Mannapperuma
Deputy Minister of Environment