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* Sri Lanka Geological Survey and Mines Bureau to remove decayed rock from Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Fri, Jan 10, 2014, 01:21 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka Geological Survey and Mines Bureau has taken steps to remove the decayed rock from the rock on which the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress is situated.

The Bureau has signed an agreement with the Central Cultural Fund regarding the rock removal from the World Heritage Site.

Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the major tourist attractions of Sri Lanka.

The decayed rock will be removed scientifically taking care not to cause any harms to the visitors to the world famous tourist site.

A team led by Senior Technical Officer M.D. Padmasiri has been appointed for this assignment. The team expects that about three months will be needed for the operation.

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