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Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 7:25
Tense situation during the Ratnapura development committee meeting due to small- scale power plants
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Tension arose yesterday at the Ratnapura District Coordinating Committee meeting following questions presented with regard to the construction of two minor power plants in violation of conditions of the environment protection permit.

At this meeting the District Development Committee decided to suspend construction till another investigation is carried out.

The District Development Committee meeting was held at the Ratnapura District Secretariat yesterday with Committee Chairman, Minister W. D.J. Seneviratne at the chair.

The heated situation was triggered by UNP Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councilors expressing their views regarding the two minor power plants being constructed at Marukanda and Bambarabotuwa on Kuruwita – Erantha Road.

 

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