Solar power was supplied to Sirikotha, the United National
Party Head Office today. The supply of solar power took place under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.
The introduction of solar power to the Sirikotha Head Office took place under the Government’s new programme of introducing alternative energy sources. Among those who joined in the occasion was a group including United National Party General Secretary Minister Kabir Hashim and Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera.
Minister Kabir Hashim said that the Government has unveiled a new programme to launch alternative power generation, increase the power output and reduce the power levy. Setting an example, he said that they have introduced solar power to their Head Office.
Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera said that in general, they have set an example to the entire country by strengthening their Head Office with solar power. He said the United National Party is a party moving forward along with new world trends. He added that the President and the Prime Minister are dedicated to take the country to a modernized State.