Upon a request of Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak who visited Sri Lanka in 2016, Ministers Mahinda Amaraweera, Duminda Dissanayake and Malik Smarawickrama are currently engaged in an official visit in Thaliland. Accordingly, they have participated in bilateral talks with regard to fisheries, trade, industry, tourism and agriculture and entered in to several bilateral agreements.
The hot water emitted by the Norochcholai power plant is pumped to the sea area of its vicinity. Many environmental organizations and fisher community have complained to the Ministry of Fisheries that the ocean and its resources are massively devastated by hot water.
Foundation stone for “Deduru Oya Water Supply Project” was laid yesterday (20th Feb.) by Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Rauf Hakeem and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka, Chang, Won-sam.
Minister of fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera has given directives to the officials to bring forward proposals and projects to further develop Cey-Nor as a profit earning public entity.