President Maithripala Sirisena opened the sliuce gates of the Moragahakanda Reservoir coming under the giant Moragahakanda – Kalu Ganga Multi-purpose Development Project last morning with the reservoir reaching its maximum water level.

The President said the Moragahakanda Reservoir project is the largest multi-purpose development project in Sri Lanka. It can be considered as a giant leap for the economy especially in the agriculture and irrigation sectors.“This is undoubtedly a fulfillment of a long felt need of the people, who have been affected by scarcity of water in the Dry Zone,” President Sirisena said.

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