0 acres of land dedicated to conserve bio diversity in the heart of Colombo almost sounds like a figment of our imagination. Located a hop step away from the parliament complex in Sri Jaywardenapura Kotte is Diyasaru- Wetland park nestled and hidden away amidst the surrounding urbanisation. We visited the place to explore and find more details.
The park was constructed as an initiative by the Land Reclamation and Development Cooperation to serve many a purpose. As stated by Asela Iddawala, the Chairman of the cooperation which in turn leads to issues that no development plan can solve.