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Samanala Wewa Dam

Volume 80: debated on Tuesday 11 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will institute an inquiry into the reasons for the delay in agreeing an aid and credit package in respect of the Samanala Wewa hydroelectric project in Sri Lanka; and if he will, in more general terms, introduce a more streamlined procedure for reaching decisions in such cases.

There has been no undue delay in the handling of this case by the Departments concerned: the complex issues involved have required careful consideration.