The development of the Anuradhapura Sacred area has been accelerated. The work is due to be completed before the Poson Full Moon Poya day.
The repairs are being carried out at the Mahamewuna Uyana and the surrounding places of worship in Anuradhapura. Work on this massive project was launched today on the instructions of the President. The Civil Defence Force, the Police, the Anuradhapura Municipal Council and the Department of Archaeology is contributing to this programme. The project includes the clearing of shrubs on either side of the “Wata Vandana” road and the cleaning of tanks including the Basawakkulama tank. Deputy Minister W.B. Ekenayake and many officials were present at the launching of the work.