A team of foreign experts is scheduled to arrive in the country next year to assure the stability of the Victoria Dam which is maintained according to international standards, mahaweli Zones Canals and Settlements Infrastructure Development State Minister, Siripala Gamlath said yesterday.
He said all the arrangements had already been made for the team to visit the country.
“The Engineers and the technical officers attached to Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority who have been using modern equipment to monitor the stability of the dam round the clock quoted as saying that no effect has caused whatsoever to the dam consequent to the recent earth tremors occurred in several surrounding areas of Digana,” Minister Gamlath said.
The State Minister was addressing the media after engaging in an inspection tour of the Dam on December 19.
State Minister Gamlath inspected all the monitoring machines including the robots that were installed to obtain information about the functions and the stability of the dam and the seismometers. (YOHAN PERERA)