Inaugurating Uma Oya Multipurpose project in the presence of president of Sri Lanka
Uma Oya Multipurpose project includes two Dyraaba and Puhulpola dams and also 25km tunnel of water transmission, was inaugurated in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena, ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Sri Lanka, managing director and senior managers of Farab Co. on October 30 (2019).
The President Maitripala Sirisena also visited the 120MW under construction Hydro Power Plant.
Uma Oya multipurpose project is regarded as one of the greatest technical and engineering service projects of Iranian companies, EPC contractor of which is Farab Co.
This project is located in the south-east of Sri Lanka 200km away from Colombo city.
The purpose of the project is improving irrigation of 5000 acres agricultural land, transferring 145 million m3 water and generating 290 GW/h power in a year.