Additional 155 perches for Palatupana luxury camps

25 January 2017 07:28 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The government has decided to provide an additional land of 155 perches, apart from the previously given 7 acres, to the Wild Coast Lodge (PVT) Ltd to construct luxury tourist camps adjacent to the Yala National Park.

Earlier, a land of 7 acres belonged to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in Palatupana area had been allocated to the company for this purpose.

Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunge has proposed to provide the additional block of land on a 50 year lease basis to continue the project.

The Minister has also sought the approval of the Coast Conservation Department, Coastal Resources Management and the recommendations of Wildlife Conservation Department in continuing with construction works of the project.

  Comments - 3

  • SL Wednesday, 25 January 2017 08:45 PM

    Sell all hill country lands to build hotels and sell all forests to build hotels.clear wilpattu to build industries and cry for no water!20 years back ,if you overlooked the mountains from middle of the Kandy city it was totally green.now the mountains are covered with hotels.our ministers will ruin the countries green fields in no time

    mm Wednesday, 25 January 2017 09:23 PM

    uncle J is helping his daughters project via DM iOS App

    Bala Wednesday, 25 January 2017 09:41 PM

    Another racket - another story. When is this going to end.


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