Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Treasury has allocated supplementary funds to add a new chapter to the country's historic chronicle, the Mahavamsa.
The supplementary funds have been allocated to the Department of Culture and Arts.
The Cultural Ministry has informed parliament that the allocation has been made under the "Project of Accomplishment of the Chapter VI of the Mahavamsa."
The new chapter is to include details of the ethnic issue and the political developments during the period.
The extra chapter according to the Cultural Ministry would record important social, political, cultural, religious and other events between 1978 and 2010.
It is learnt that emphasis would be paid to the end of the war between the government forces and the LTTE in 2009.