Former President, Mahinda Rajapakse stated that the incumbent government should bear responsibility for the present sorry state of the Uma Oya project.
He has stated that it is no use for anyone to blame the previous regime for the mess it is in. No consultative report had been submitted regarding the damages caused by the implementation of the project.
He was addressing a meeting in Beruwala. He went on that the there was no point in blaming the previous government for the problems that have arisen due to the Uma Oya project. Problems have arisen in the equipment used for the construction of the Uma Oya project as well.