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Opening of “Aqtropica” Environmental Resource Center- Payagala

 

The coastal area of Kalutara district is rich with vital ecosystems such as mangroves and estuaries. Recent years MEPA had identified there is a limited resources to acquire knowledge about these important ecosystems. In compliance with that Kalutara district office established an Environmental Resource Center named “Aqtropica” at the Holy cross College, Payagala.

The grand opening ceremony held in 09th of November 2017 with the participation of Dr. Terney Pradeep Kumara, General Manager of MEPA as the chief guest and the Deputy General Manager Commander Buddhika Jayaweera and Assistant Manager (W & NW) Mrs. Thalatha Ranasinghe participated as guests. The children and teachers of nearby schools were participated for the function and it was brightening up with the talented performances of the children of the Holy cross college.

The “Aqtropica” Environmental Resource Center is now open for all researchers, students and any other who requisite to acquire knowledge about environment at any time and the principal and the staff of the school organized to help everyone.

Special thanks to The Principal of the Holy cross College Hon Father Sudam Perera. The school staff and the staff of MEPA Kalutara district office help to making this real.

 

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