Jul 26, 2020

RDA & Kurunegala UC to foot restoration cost of demolished archaeological site 

The cost to renovate and restore the archaeological site in Kurunegala which was recently demolished is to be recovered from the respective government institutions accountable for the destruction.

The Ministry of Buddhasasana, Cultural and Religious Affairs Secretary M. K. Bandula Harischandra said letters to this respect were sent to the Road Development Authority and the Kurunegala Municipal Council.

Plans to restore the archaeological site were drafted, said Bandula Harischandra adding however, the restoration and renovation was suspended temporarily following a court issued prohibiting entry to the site, pending investigations.

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