The Government is to acquire 671 acre land for the extension of Navy Camp at Mulaitheevu, Vadduvagal area. It is learnt that lands and residential areas of the public also are included in this 671 acre.
It was announced in August last year, by the Minister Gayantha Karunathilleke that 671 acre land including Vadduvagal and Vellamuliwaikkal areas are to be acquired by the Government for public purposes.
The Editor of a Sinhala Media had applied for information of the land acquisition under the Right to Information Act,. Now the Additional Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms, Dayarathne has replied that 671 acre lands are to be acquired for rhe extension of the Main Navy Camp in Vadduvagal.
It is notable that large extents of lands belonging to people and state land are included in these 671 acre.