Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has instructed relevant authorities to commence power generation of Kelanithissa power plant belonging to the electricity board, within next few weeks. The power plant has not been functioning since October last year. The Minister has instructed the officials to take immediate steps to operate the power plant and add 165 megawatts of power to the national grid. The Minster pointed out that a long term plan should be prepared to minimize delays when repairing the power plants. Minister Alahapperuma mentioned this when he made an observation tour yesterday to inspect the present situation of the Kelanitissa power plant.
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