No damages to the Sigiriya Frescos- Min. Kariyawasam

Monday, 25 April 2016 - 7:19


The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says the Sigiriya Frescos were not harmed or damaged following the investigation launched by the Central Cultural Fund and Department of Archaeology under his bidding.

Several local media outlets reported that the frescos were damaged when cello tape were pasted on the plaster.

A detailed report into the investigation will be handed over to the minister in a week.

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