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Dutch To Rebuild Jaffna Fort (Photos)

Jul 27, 2010 8:47:26 AM - thesundayleader.lk

SRI LANKA, Jaffna, March 27, 2010 - A soldier bicycles out of the Fort.

This time archaeology rather than conservation is motivating the Government of the Netherlands to contribute Rs. 104 million towards reconstruction of the Jaffna Fort. The reconstruction will be directed by the Department of Archaeology under Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi. The photo gallery below (courtesy Perambara) shows the ruined fort as it stands today.