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Friday, March 07, 2014 - 07.14 GMT

Piliyandala Eco-park constructions begin


Constructions on the Eco-park in Kahapola, Piliyandala, commenced yesterday (March 06).

The project was undertaken by the National Zoological Department with the aim of developing tourism.

The Eco-park consisting of 77 acres of land area would be opened to the public in 2015. It comprises a conservation center of indigenous fauna and flora, a breeding and research centre for endangered species, an entertainment center for children and water sports facilities centering the Bolgoda Lake.

In addition, the Park would also consist souvenirs stalls, a cafeteria and a cable car service. Investment opportunities for the private sector are available for these purposes as well as for boat services.





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