Sri Lankan government mulls constructing a museum in every province

Apr 09, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has said that it was looking at constructing a museum in every province.

National Heritage Minister Dr. Jagath Balasuriya has informed parliament that the Ministry was looking at constructing a museum in each province when funds are available.

The Minister had made this comment during a debate on a private member’s motion moved by Democratic National Alliance MP Ajith Kumara calling for a museum in the Kegalle District.

According to the Minister, the National Heritage Ministry is looking at commencing the construction of the museum as a long term project.

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