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Minister Ravi says the UNP will be fielding a candidate who will triumph at the Presidential election

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 10, 2019 19:17

Minister Ravi says the UNP will be fielding a candidate who will triumph at the Presidential election

Minister Ravi Karunanayake has said that the United National Party will be fielding a candidate who will triumph at the forthcoming Presidential election.

The Minister said that they would be fielding the winning candidate at the Presidential election. There is no need to reveal the name of the candidate although various persons are referring to different names. He added that the United National Party had not yet decided on the candidate.

The Minister was speaking at the launch of activities of the Rank Container Terminals Institute which is a body that generates solar power. It has been established at Orugodawatte. One megawatt of power will be added to the national power grid through this project and the expenditure incurred was 115 million rupees. The Minister said that 2000 megawatts of power can be generated for the next two years through the renewable energy process.

The Minister said they intended to increase the generation of renewable energy by 500 percent. He said that this time they were carrying forward these activities and extending help for the generation of renewable energy. He added that everyone can witness from next week that a project which generates 400 to 500 megawatts will be increased to 1000 megawatts in two years.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 10, 2019 19:17