State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Vedarachchi assured that he will develop the fisheries industry in coming years in collaboration with the National Fisheries Federation.
Construction work of Sengaloya Project in the Pallama Divisional Secretariat in Anamaduwa will commence next month at a cost of Rs. 1 billion, State Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management Palitha Range Bandara said.
Shortcoming of implementation of Sri Lanka’s Least cost long term generation expansion plans (LCLTGEP) has resulted in cost overruns, load shedding, and unplanned power procurement in the past few years and these consequences are expected to continue in the next few years if timely implementation of long term generation plan is not ensured, Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator says in its latest report.
Fairly strong gusty winds can be expected over the country (particularly in the Central hills of the island and in the Mannar, Hambantota and Maduru-oya areas), said the Met Department today(20th Sept.).