A group of 15 Chinese Professors from the Chinese Academy of Science visited Chunnakam area and inspected the 3 power plants and some wells in Chunnakam area. They had informed there that they will be undertaking a study in the area next year.
This group is engaged in research into the predominance of Kidney disease in Anuradhapura and Pollonnaruwa areas. They have divided into two groups and undertaking this research. One of these groups visited the North yesterday and after conferring with the departmental heads including the District Secretary and later inspected the Chunnakam area.
Although they not come ready for water testing, they had taken with them basic details for their study next year.