President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the new Birds Breeding and Research Centre established in the Nagarawewa, in Hambantota on Thursday (27)..
The Centre which has been established to breed of rare birds and those which are threatened with extinction is located in a 38 acre area.
The Centre has a collection of all varieties of worldwide birds. It is also equipped with all facilities necessary to undertake studies by University students, school children or whoever is interested on special varieties of birds.
Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya and Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa were also present at this event.