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Sri Lanka’s Galle cricket stadium faces axe over Dutch Fort

Sri Lanka s picturesque Galle cricket stadium could be demolished because its pavilion stand violated heritage laws protecting a 17th century Dutch fort, the government said Friday. Cultural affairs minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe told parliament the fort risked loosing UNESCO World Heritage status because of unauthorized construction, including the 500-seat pavilion. We have to decide if we want to remain in the World Heritage list or keep the pavilion, Rajapakshe said. The Galle stadium is one of th

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هذه الصفحة هي مجرد قاریء تلقائي للأخبار باستخدام خدمة الـ RSS و بأن نشر هذه الأخبار هنا لاتعني تأییدها علی الإطلاق.
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