Other Comments

Comments on the draft National Environment Policy

We scrutinized and assessed the Draft National Environmental Policy. The time frame of one month for public comment insufficient given Covid-19 Pandemic restriction to travel and postal service. We further note the availability of the draft document online precludes the ease of access and review by the general public. The document does not outline the public consultation process and details regarding consultations held with the public and technical experts in the preparation.

Comments on the Wilpattu National Park Management Plan 2019 - 2024

On the 07th of January 2019, EFL made comments on the Wilpattu National Park Management Plan, with regards to park operations, tourism development and visitor use, and environmental management. The comments were forwarded to the Secretary to The Ministry of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs.

Comments on the 'Report on Sustainable Sri Lanka- Vision and Strategic Path'.

Visit the link below to see the comments made by EFL on the ‘Report on Sustainable Sri Lanka- Vision and Strategic Path’. The project intends to manifest Sri Lanka’s vision and balanced inclusive green growth (BIGG) strategic pathway to sustainable development by 2030. It is a contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals.