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Monday, 25 January 2016 - 12:13
History in the making: CITES SG arrives at SL
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The Secretary General of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), John E. Scanlon arrived at Sri Lanka today (25th).

Reports claim that this is the first time a SG of CITES toured Sri Lanka and the South Asian region.

The purpose of Scanlon's visit is to observe the demolition of blood ivory forfeited by Sri Lanka Customs in 2012 at the Galle Face Green tomorrow (26th).

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