UNP questions PUC on sentiments of public, regarding price hike in electricity tariffs

Monday, 11 March 2013 - 13:26


The United National Party has requested of the Public Utilities Commission to reveal the true sentiments of the public with regards to its request to increase existing electricity tariffs.


The PUC recently noted that it was planning on increasing existing electricity tariffs.


Submissions in this regard were presented before the PUC on Saturday.


When inquired Chairman of the PUC Dr. Jayathissa De Costa noted that a final decision in this regard would be formulated concurrent to obtaining the views of the public.


Meanwhile during a media briefing held today, UNP MP Gayantha Karunathilleke made the following observations in this regard.