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Glad to see the good work being done on the ground and SriLanka’s commitment to protecting the environment being recognized. Thank you Jason Momoa for your inspiring message, and thank you to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) for supporting our efforts. Addressing the challenges of climate change is part of our national priority and foreign policy of Hon Ranil Wickremesinghe. We hope to achieve even more in the years to come.

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The Ministry of Environment of Sri Lanka remains committed for the management of the environment and natural resources of the country, maintaining the equilibrium between the trends in rapid economic development and use of natural resource base.

Social and economic behavior of the increasing human population has put a major threat in achieving these objectives. The Ministry has framed key policies for adoption in management of environment and natural resources of the country. These policies are implemented with the participation of stakeholders including government, agencies, NGO's and communities.

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The President, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe

Minister of Environment

Hon. Janaka Wakkumbura

State Minister
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“It should be emphatically stated at the outset that the Ministry of Environment serves as the guide and director responsible for the protection and growth of exponential environmental resources and all areas connected thereto while maintaining a balance between the rapid economic advancement of Sri Lanka and its natural resources..

Mr. B.K. Prabath Chandrakeerthi (Attorney at law)

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“The Ministry of Environment serves as the focal point in formulating national environmental policies and the conservation of environment. Accordingly, the Ministry in collaboration with all the relevant stakeholders inclusive of the public sector, private sector, nongovernmental organizations carries out activities relating to environmental management and regulation while making necessary policy decisions.”

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වෛද්‍ය අනිල් ජාසිංහ මහතා සමඟ කළ සාකච්ඡාව

Media conference - 2023-10-02 AP Forum - Part 1

Media conference - 2023-10-02 AP Forum - Part 2

Media conference - 2023-10-02 AP Forum - Part 3

Come together to save our planet

මිහිතලය සුරැකීම සඳහා එකමුතුව

பூமியைக் காப்பாற்ற ஒன்றாகள்

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අපි එක්ව හරිත හෙටක් ගොඩ නගමු

சர்வதேச அரங்கை நடத்துவதில் இலங்கை பெருமிதம் கொள்கிறது

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දේශගුණය අපේ පෘථිවියේ හදවතයි

காலநிலை நமது பூமியின் இதயம்

Together, we can make a difference! Stay tuned for insights and action

එක්ව, අපට වෙනසක් කළ හැකිය! තීක්ෂ්ණ බුද්ධිය සහ ක්‍රියා සඳහා රැඳී සිටින්න

சிறந்தஉலகத்திற்காக அமைச்சர்கள் மற்றும் ஆசிய பசிபிக் சுற்றுச்சூழல் அதிகாரிகளின் ஐந்தாவது மன்றத்தில்..

Environment Day 2023

Environment Day 2023

Environment Day 2023 - Minister's Speech

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Sustainable consumption, production and eco labelling

"Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals"- 2022.03.01

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NDCs 29-30/09/2022 in Bangkok

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பல்லுயிர் என்றால் என்ன

ජෛව විවිධත්වය යනු කුමක්ද

හුස්මක අයිතිය

Nature 24 Special Discussion

Towards a Climate Resilient World (English)

Towards a Climate Resilient World (Sinhala)

Beauty of Forest in Your Backyard

වනපෙතක අසිරිය ගෙවතු වගාවක

තවලම් ඇද්ද නකල්ස් බටු ගවයා

A Glimpse Of Nature's Wonders

இயற்கை அற்புதத்தின் கண்ணோட்டம

සොබා දහමේ අසිරියෙන් බිදක් ඔබටත්

Nature Tour of Knuckles

දුම්බර පරිසර චාරිකාවක්

Shade Loving Cardamom Under The Pines

ෆයිනස් සහ එනසාල්


Highlights of the COP26, Rediscovering Nitrogen Side Event - Clip 01

Highlights of the COP26, Rediscovering Nitrogen Side Event - Clip 02

පාරිසරික සංවේදී ප් රදේශ රැකගැනීමේ විද්වත් කතිකාවත!.....