President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that more than 60 percent of the problems of the people in the northern and eastern provinces have been resolved.
The President revealed this during a meeting with visiting Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Katsuda Okada, the President’s office said.
Meanwhile, the sluice gate of the main dam of the Upper Kothmale hydro power project was declared open this morning by President Rajapakse and Japanese Deputy PM Okada. The project will add 150 megawatts of power to the national grid.
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