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16 wrecked ships to be sold

Jul 21, 2010 10:31:23 AM - itnnews.lk

The government has decided to sell off 16 ships wrecked in Sri Lankan waters.

Tenders are to be called for the purpose. There are around 84 ships wrecked in the seas off Addalachchenai, Galle, Chilaw, Uswetakeiyawa and Colombo.

The Department of Archeology has been tasked with providing a report on whether these ships are of archeological importance.