(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The government has paid attention to develop Kadugannawa, Mudaliwatte and Balumgala areas as a tourist zone and the development work is scheduled to begin this year.
Accordingly, a cable car system from Mudaliwatte to Belumgala will also be started, Governor of Central Province, Lalith U Gamage said while participating in an inspection tour of the site.
The Governor said that there was already an investor to start the cable car system.
When imperialists invaded the hill country, the Balumgala rock became a major checkpoint to protect the Senkadagala kingdom. The History says that this place was used to observe the invaders and ambush the enemy.
The Department of Archeology together with the Kadugannawa Urban Council has launched a program to protect the area. The governor stated that the area will be made a tourist center.