Discussions with the Secretary of Defence regarding several archeological issues!

March 28th, 2024

A discussion between Hon. Vidura Wickremanayake, Minister of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs and Retired General Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary of Defence was held today (28) at Battaramulla Setshiripaya National Heritage Section.

Several archaeological problems that have arisen so far were discussed here and after discussing the views of both sides for those problems, a mutual agreement was reached.

Mrs. K.A.D.R. Nishanthi Jayasinghe, Mr. S.G. Palliyaguruge, Additional Secretaries to the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs, Prof. Thusitha Mendis, Director General to the Department of Archeology, Prof. Gamini Ranasinghe, Director General of the Central Cultural Fund, Major General Dhammika Welagedara, Military Liaison Officer to the Ministry of Defence were present on this occasion.