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Report on Wilpattu calamity hands over to the President

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The Committee report prepared on an investigation into the alleged deforestation of Wilpattu National Park buffer zone has been handed in to President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday; May 11.

Speaking to the media at the ministry premises, yesterday, Irrigation, Mahaweli and Environment Ministry Secretary Nihal Rupasinghe said that the report which was prepared after a visit in the area was handed over to the President.

President Maithripala Sirisena on May 08 warned that he will not hesitate to use his executive powers on wrong doers and ordered to immediately stop deforestation and land reserving around the National Park and reserves. 

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