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The Atomic Energy Authority has pointed out that the radiation leak at the Fukushima Nuclear Plant in Japan after the 8.9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami on the 11th of march will not affect Sri Lanka.
Addressing a media briefing in Colombo today its Chairman Dr. Wimaladharma Abeywickrema said that the International Atomic Energy Agency had not intimated to Sri Lanka about any harmful effect. He said they were frequently in contact with the International Agency in Vienna. He emphasized that there was no need for the people to panic.