Minister+of+Power+and+Energy+halts+a+project+amidst+public+protest
Monday, 13 February 2017 - 8:20
Minister of Power and Energy halts a project amidst public protest
2,336

Views

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has decided to temporarily withhold the proposed Bio Mass Processing and Exchange Centre proposed to be set up in Mawatagama, Kurunegala amidst public protest.

Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya arrived at the site last afternoon, for the laying of the foundation stone for the center, residents expressed their protest, saying that the center would cause environmental pollution.

They submitted a letter to the minister expressing their objection.

Subsequently the Minister entered the premises and unveiled the commemoration plaque for the project.

The minister said that the construction activities of the center would be temporarily suspended after having conversations with members of the public.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,991 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,447 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,626 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
46,954 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,297 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
106,172 Views
Top