Under the Solar Power Project conducted island-wide by Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, President’s son of Mr. Daham Sirisena joined hand with National Programme of Solar Power Tool Distribution for religious places by way of distributing solar power units to Sri Wijayarama temple, Galthabaragama, Polonnaruwa, Dimbulagala Raja Maha Vihara, Gal Vihara in Polonnaruwa and Watadageya temple in Medirigiriya.
Through this programme implemented by a concept of Hon. Ranjith Siyabalapitiya, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, under the direction of HE the President solar power unit to be given for religious places of the country by few stages.
So of Daham Sirisena commented that renewable energy is an essential need to a country.
Hon. Rajith Siyablapitiya, the minister, stated that it is expected to add a capacity of 200 MW to the national grid by year 2020.
A number of political representatives including Hon. Peshala Jayaratna, Chief Minister of North Central province graced at this occasion.