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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Special Task Force : Archaeological Heritage Management in the Eastern Province


Special Task Force has been established by President for Archaeological Heritage Management in the Eastern Province. 

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Major General (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne Esquire as the Chairman of the Task Force, and Senior Assistant Secretary to the President Ms. Jeevanthie Senanayake as the Secretary of the said Task Force.

Objectives
1. Identify sites of archaeological importance in the Eastern Province. 
2. Identify and implement an appropriate program for the management of archaeological heritage by conserving and restoring such identified sites and antiquities. 
3. Identify the extent of land that should be allocated for such archaeological sites and take necessary measures to allocate them properly and legally. 
4. Preserve the cultural value of sites of archaeological importance and promote the uniqueness of Sri Lanka, both locally and internationally, and make recommendations for the promotion of such heritages.



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