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* Sri Lankan authorities to open a botanical garden in the Northern Province
Fri, May 16, 2014, 09:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 16, Colombo: Authorities at Sri Lanka's newly set up Botanical Gardens and Public Recreation is planning to open a botanical garden in the Northern Province in order to conserve plants native to the region.

The Ministry has made arrangements to set up the botanical garden in the North to protect the biodiversity in the area.

The main objective of the project is to identify the endangered flora species by identifying the biodiversity in the region.

According to authorities, the climate and the flora species in the Northern Province are unique to the region and the biodiversity in the area is in need of conservation.

The Ministry said that the move would also help uplift the livelihoods of the people in the Northern Province.

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