The President Maithripala Sirisena says that the assistance of the tri forces will be sought after in the future to protect the forests, coasts and other natural resources of the country.
The President made this announcment during a meeting with the heads of environment protection agencies and environmentalists today.
It was decided to appoint a committee within the next two days. The genral public would be given the opportunity to access this committee with ease and makei it possible for reports of vandalism to be made known.
The President’s Media Unit stated that attention was being drawn to the matter as forest destruction is being carried out in the Wilpattu National Park.