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Department of Archaeology Sri Lanka

http://www.archaeology.gov.lk/

Brief Description of the organization

Vision

The vision of the Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka is to promote proper management of Sri Lanka’s archeological heritage.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka is to function as Sri Lanka’s apex institution and chief regulatory body for the management of its archaeological heritage.

Objectives

In order to fulfill its mission, the objectives of the Department of Archaeology of Sri Lanka are;

Development of resources

  • Human
  • Institutional

Protection of the total archaeological heritage of Sri Lanka

Inventorisation of the archaeological heritage of Sri Lanka

  • Sites/monuments
  • Movable antiquities

Enhancement of public awareness of the archaeological heritage of Sri Lanka

Conservation of sites/monuments and movable antiquities

Research

Data contributions

Archaeological Monuments, Archaeological Reserves, Archaeological Buffer Zones

Website: http://www.archaeology.gov.lk/