• #163, Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka
  • +94 112 51 5759


Asia Pacific Forest Commission sessions in Colombo

anura mahaweliThe 27th session of the Asia Pacific Forest Commission will be held from 23rd-27th October at the BMICH, said Mahaweli Development Ministry Secretary Anura Dissanayaka.
The session is themed "Forestry in a new landscape" and the opening ceremony will be held on 24th October under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
Preparation of guidelines for forest management, approval of regional forests and landscape mapping strategies, presentation of plants in the urban landscape, presentation of food for nutrition security, community forest management approach and forestry resource assessment in year 2020 are some of the themes to be discussed at the session.
In addition, two field visits have been organized to provide delegates an experience on Sri Lankan forests and elephant conservation while various international and local institutions will have 16 stalls.
There are 33 members in the Asia Pacific Forest Commission while it is expected that over 300 delegates will participate.


2019.11.22- Gazette- The Public Security Ordinance

Saturday, 23 November 2019 22:23

Presidential Secretarial - Order Call out w.e.f. 22.11.2019, all the...

press release -13.11.2019

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 11:47

press release -13.11.2019

Media Release 2019.11.08

Friday, 08 November 2019 14:49
Media Release 2019.11.08

Election Results Telecasting / Broadcasting Rights 

Press Release - 06.11.2019

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 18:12

False Statement made by politicians and their supporters claiming their...

Press Release- 2019.10.29

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 11:10

Presidential Election- 16 November 2019-  Removal of Stickers pasted on all...

Press Release- 2019.10.25

Friday, 25 October 2019 16:09

Presidential Election- 2019.11.16- Leave to employees to enable to cast...

The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information.