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Science and Environment/Energy
The Government has repeatedly said that development would not be compromised under any circumstances and even during terrorism development projects were being carried out. However, successive leaders had shunned controversial development projects mainly to gain political mileage and stay in power. Two such controversial projects that were confined to the drawing board were the Upper Kotmale and Norochcholai power plants. Even the Colombo-Matara and Colombo-Katunayake highway projects were delayed as there was no leader to take a tough decision to give them the green light.
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