Apr 22, Colombo: Re-constructions of the three churches damaged in the Easter Sunday bomb attacks have already begun, a Sri Lankan Minister said.
Minister Sajith Premadasa said that the Ministry of Cultural Affairs has already commenced the re-constructions of the Roman Catholic churches, St. Anthony's Church at Kochchikade in Colombo, St. Sebastian's Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo and the evangelical church Zion Church in Batticaloa. .
He said this while visiting St. Anthony's Church at Kochchikade in Colombo and St. Sebastian's Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo to look into the damages caused to them.
Re-constructions of churches have begun without obstructing legal investigations into the terrorist attacks.
The Minister said that all re-constructions will be done according to the advice of the Colombo archbishop and other clergy.
A controlled explosion is reported near St. Anthony's Church in Kochchikade a short while ago.