Minister Maddumabandara calls for immediate probe into irregularities surrounding Doppler radar

Minister Maddumabandara calls for immediate probe into irregularities surrounding Doppler radar

Minister Maddumabandara calls for immediate probe into irregularities surrounding Doppler radar

Written by Staff Writer

01 Jun, 2016 | 7:17 pm

The Minister of Public Administration and Management Ranjith Maddumabandara , has called for an immediate probe in to the irregularities surrounding the Doppler radar.

He made these remarks on the ” Satana ” political debate program on Tuesday on Sirasa TV where it was also revelaed that 320 Million rupees had gone to waste due this project.

The previous government took measures to establish a Doppler Radar in Sri Lanka in order to accurately predict the weather.

It was decided to establish the Rada atop the Gongala Mountain, however difficulties in trasporting equipment to the said location resulted in the project being abandonded.

It was also reported that many of the equipment had been looted.

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