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Ship to China which docked at H’tota was transporting Uranium

Colombo (News 1st); The Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council confirmed the vessel which had docked at the Hambantota Port on Tuesday (20) night was transporting Uranium for use in nuclear power plants.Director-General of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council Anil Ranjith speaking to News 1st said special approval is required from Sri Lanka in order to bring in radioactive material.Anil Ranjith said the vessel, which was En Route to China from Port of Rotterdam had docked at the Hambantota port following a technical issue.He added, however, that details that the cargo contained radioactive material were not made available to authorities by the vessel at the time of docking.Subsequently, The Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory

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Colombo (News 1st); Opposition MPs questioned the right of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo to organize a ‘Study Visit’ to the Colombo Port City for Sri Lankan members of parliament.Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Harshana Rajakaruna told the Parliament on Wednesday (21) that an SMS was received saying a visit to the Colombo Port City organised by the Chinese Embassy for Parliamentarians had been postponed.“Dear Sir/Madam, The event arranged by the Chinese Embassy to make a study visit to the Colombo Port City on the 22nd of April 2021 after the adjournment of the parliament has been postponed,” stated the MP quoting the SMS.Harshana Rajakaruna said during the former administration it was the Urban Development Authority (UDA) that organised such
Colombo (News 1st); The Sri Lanka Navy and Customs ensured that there wasn’t any cargo unloaded by M.V. BBC Naples carrying Uranium Hexafluoride onto the Hambantota International Port premises, said the Hambantota International Port Group Pvt Ltd.Chandula Rambukwella, the Senior Manager- Commercial & Marketing for HIPG speaking to News 1st said the M.V.

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