Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 13:12
Garlands from the government to the UNP members who visited Norochcholei
A group of ten UNP MPs arrived at the Norochcholai Power Plant for an inspection tour today.
Our correspondent said that among the group in the inspection tour are MPs Dr. Harsha de Silva, Niroshan Perera, Ajith P Perera, Eran Wickramarathna and S. Yogarajan.
A group of government representatives waited at the entrance of the power plant as the Opposition MPs arrived at the premises.
Deputy Minister Victor Anthony together with several area politicians also joined the government official to welcome the UN MPs group.
Our correspondent also said that special police teams have been deployed in the area to beef up security in the area.
Our correspondent Jude Samantha said that Deputy Minister Victor Anthony garlanded the UNP MPs to welcome them into the power plant premises.
Deputy Minister Victor Anthony stated that the UNP MP’s were warmly welcomed at the time of the arrival.
On a previous occasion, a group of UNP MPs visited Hambantota on a similar inspection of the Mattala Airport and Hambantota port on April 17th.
The tour was subject to many controversies after objections were raised against the MPs during the tour in the area.