The Ministry of Environment has issued directives to Secretary to the Ministry Dr. Anil Jasinghe, to appoint a committee to assess environmental harm done to the Muthurajawela wetlands and prevent any further damage from taking place. Accordingly, the proposed committee will consist of the Colombo and Gampaha District Secretaries and representatives of the Ministries of Irrigation, Wildlife & Conservation and Environment and the Land Reclamation and Development Board and other affiliated Ministries and Departments. Accordingly, Dr. Jasinghe has informed relevant Ministries and Departments to name their representative and inform him in due course.
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