Wilpaththu Deforestation as a result of decisions taken by the previous government


President Maithripala Sirisena holds the former government responsible for the deforestation of Wilpattu National Park and damage caused to natural resources.

Speaking at an event held to present appointment letters to 290 Forest Field Assistants at the Ape Gama premises in Battaramulla, the President said his government will take definitive action to protect the country's natural resources including the forests.