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* Main opposition to visit Sri Lanka state enterprises without prior notice
Tue, Jul 29, 2014, 07:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: A parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) said that the party would visit corrupts state enterprises without prior announcement.

Kalutara district MP Ajith P. Perera said the UNP parliamentarians'' group will again visit the three state enterprises where they were obstructed allegedly by pro-government mobs. He added that the information gathered regarding these institutions would be publicized for public's knowledge.

The UNP MPs were blocked entering to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation's petroleum refinery at Sapugaskanda recently by protestors linked to pro-government trade unions.

Earlier the group came under attack when they visted the Mattala international airport and Hambantota port.

However, they were warmly welcomed at Norochcholai coal power plant and National Zoological Gardens at Dehiwala.

MP Perera said that there were a number of state-run institutions that need to be given prominence.

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