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After 18 years, the Sri Lanka Survey Department (SLSD), the national surveying and mapping organization under the Ministry of Land and Land Development have decided to update the geographical map of Sri Lanka. ALSO SEE Top 12 Things to do in Kandy Also Read - COVID-19: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Urges Citizens to Halt Travel, Gatherings
A revised map including, an additional two square kilometer of land of the Colombo Port City is set to be released today. Also Read - Sri Lanka Suspends All Incoming International Flights Amid Coronavirus Fears
Survey General of Sri Lanka PMP Udayakantha said a digital version of the map demonstrating the land added to the Colombo city by reclamation of the sea is to be released, Colombo Page reported. CHECK OUT Sri Lanka travel and tourism: 21 things to do in Sri Lanka
In the last 18 years, the geography of Sri Lanka has undergone several developments, including territorial changes.
The new map produced by the 1:500 ratio will include features like Moragahakanda reservoir and various other schemes. Measures have been taken to produce printed copies of this map by June mid, while digital maps are made available.