Task of every citizen to control marine pollution

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It is the responsibility of every citizen to control pollution of the marine environment of Sri Lanka. Every citizen should recognise the seriousness of the mammoth task of protecting nature and conserving the environment, President Maitripala Sirisena said in Galle.

The President was taking part in the national ceremony to mark ‘International Beach Clean-up Day’ together with the National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week held at Dadella, in Galle, yesterday.The Southern Provincial Office the Marine Environment Protection Authority organised the event.