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The closing ceremony of the Archeo-Fortnight Program

The closing ceremony of the Archeo-Fortnight Program organized by the Department of Archeology to coincide with the 131st National Archaeological Day was held (14-July-2021) at the auditorium of the Department of Archeology with the participation of a limited number of people in view of the COVID-19 epidemic situation.

The photographs of the two Commissioners of Archeology "Horcart and Ayrton" who made an invaluable contribution to the field of archeology in Sri Lanka were unveiled and books were donated to the libraries established at the Zonal Offices. Award-winning author Mr. Nihal P. Wijewardena has donated 1,200 books from his personal collection to the new library of the Department of Archeology.

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Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha,
Colombo - 07,
Sri Lanka.
Phone : +94 11 2692840, +94 11 2692841
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