'Green Sri Lanka' next year
Haritha Lanka (Green Sri Lanka), a programme formulated by the
Environment and Natural Resources Ministry will be carried out in 2009
Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said.
According to the Minister, 'Haritha Lanka' is a program for improving
biodiversity of the country.
All areas which should be protected for the future of the country
will be protected and developed through this program, Ranawaka said.
This is a country which has a very high conservation value and
exceptional biodiversity, he said.
According to him environmental conservation has become decisive when
it comes to the existence of the world.
All countries should come forward with plans for environmental
conservation or will have to face adverse effects of environment
Programs like Haritha Lanka are aimed at protecting Sri lanka and
contribute to the global effort to protect environment, he said.