President visits Lankagama, orders completion of Neluwa-Lankagama road

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Saturday visited Neluwa-Lankagama to get firsthand information of the situation and pointed out that the long-felt need of the rehabilitation of the road should be carried out while protecting the Sinharaja Forest Reserve and nearby vicinities.
During the last few days, electronic, print and social media reported that rehabilitation work of Neluwa-Lankagama road is causing damage to Sinharaja Forest Reserve and the surrounding ecosystem.
After inspecting suspended development work the President pointed out that the long-felt need of the rehabilitation of the road should be carried out while protecting the Sinharaja Forest Reserve and nearby vicinities, President’s Office said.

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