Minutes of the Board of Management Meeting of Galle Heritage Foundation held on 27.10.2017


1. Getting the assistances for the proposed development and conservation works within the Galle fort.

Initially, Galle Heritage Foundation had suggested appointing outside consultants for these works. Accordingly, the board has approved to call bid from experts and institutions by publishing via newspaper advertisements in three languages. The bids are to be analyzed and prioritized by the technical evaluation committee and suitable professionals will be selected for projects by the procurement committee.

2. It was discussed about taking required measures to conserve the hexagon shaped building in the Baladhaksha Mawatha of Galle Fort, which was built during the Dutch reign.

3. It was discussed about the government strategies behind withdrawing government offices from Galle fort. Earlier, the Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Developments had issued letters to government offices, functioning in 15 buildings, which needed to be freed, informing them to vacate from the respective buildings before 31.12.2017.

4. It was discussed about the contents specified in the letter received from the Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Developments, drafted in pursue to the letter issued by the Presidential Secretary, informing to act accordingly to implement the National Food Production Programme, which was initiated with the intention of to resuscitate the struggling food productive processes in the country. So far, the Galle Heritage Foundation with the Southern Provincial Agricultural Department has commenced the Home Garden Program.

5. It was informed that the new lavatory system, planned to construct in the church road, would not be a new construction by the Galle Heritage Foundation and by instead, it only be the renovation work of the decayed lavatory in the Gymkhana building.

 

1. Getting the assistances for the proposed development and conservation works within the Galle fort.

Initially, Galle Heritage Foundation had suggested appointing outside consultants for these works. Accordingly, the board has approved to call bid from experts and institutions by publishing via newspaper advertisements in three languages. The bids are to be analyzed and prioritized by the technical evaluation committee and suitable professionals will be selected for projects by the procurement committee.

2. It was discussed about taking required measures to conserve the hexagon shaped building in the Baladhaksha Mawatha of Galle Fort, which was built during the Dutch reign.

3. It was discussed about the government strategies behind withdrawing government offices from Galle fort. Earlier, the Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Developments had issued letters to government offices, functioning in 15 buildings, which needed to be freed, informing them to vacate from the respective buildings before 31.12.2017.

4. It was discussed about the contents specified in the letter received from the Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Developments, drafted in pursue to the letter issued by the Presidential Secretary, informing to act accordingly to implement the National Food Production Programme, which was initiated with the intention of to resuscitate the struggling food productive processes in the country. So far, the Galle Heritage Foundation with the Southern Provincial Agricultural Department has commenced the Home Garden Program.

5. It was informed that the new lavatory system, planned to construct in the church road, would not be a new construction by the Galle Heritage Foundation and by instead, it only be the renovation work of the decayed lavatory in the Gymkhana building.

 

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