Dutch Gvnt. to construct Ancient Dutch Fort
The proposal submitted for the Grant of commencement on the first phase of Conservation in the Ancient Dutch Fort in Jaffna has been approved by the Cabinet.

The proposal submitted by the Minister of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane will oversea the constructions of the Historical monument situated at Jaffna.

Funding for the project by the Government of Netherlands has approved to Grant a sum of 62.1 million Rupees and the remaining amount of 42.4 million rupees to be supplied from the state funds.

Old Dutch Naval Commissioner's House in Trincomalee which is also to be constructed under the Netherlands assistance is to be implemented at a cost of Rs. 75 million.