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* Sri Lanka's Power and Energy Ministry assures uninterrupted power supply
Wed, Feb 19, 2014, 11:53 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 19, Colombo: The Power and Energy Ministry of Sri Lanka has reassured that there would not be any power cuts despite breakdowns in power stations.

Ministry Secretary M.M.C. Ferdinando told the local media that the second phase of the Norochcholai coal power plant will be commissioned next week.

He said the problems in the first phase of the coal power plant have been fully resolved and it is now in operation.

According to Ferdinando, once the second phase of the coal power plant is commissioned, the plant will add 600MW to the national grid.

He has added that the Ministry is in a position to provide a continuous supply of power to the country.

Authorities have also expressed confidence that the second phase of the coal plant will not face many breakdowns like the first phase.

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