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Minister of Environment 

Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera

Secretary for the Ministry Environment

Dr. Anil Jasinghe

The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

The International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO in 2015 and celebrated each year on 26 July, aims to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystems as “a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem" and to promote solutions for their sustainable management, conservation and uses.

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Commemoration of International Mountain Day

Mountain is a very important resource because it is very fascinating land mass, high biodiversity, as well as it gives cultural values and ecosystem services.

25% of the terrestrial biodiversity in the world and 50% biodiversity hotspots are represented by the mountain.  15% of the world population live in the mountain areas. Endemic species are very high as well as species diversity & habitat diversity are very high in mountains. Various communities, cultures and environmental knowledge can be found.

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Awareness and progress review meeting on National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan for the officers of Government, Non-Government and Private Sector Institutions

Biodiversity Secretariat of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment prepared National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan for the period of 2016-2022 aiming the Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Use and equitable sharing of its benefit. 

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