Discussion headed by President to focus on revisal of electricity tariffs

Sunday, 21 April 2013 - 18:52

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The Ministry of Power & Energy states that a decisive discussion pertaining to the price revisal on electricity tariff would get underway in the near future headed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

 

 

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When contacted deputy Minister of Power & Energy Premalal Jayasekara noted that the discussions in this regard would touch on the price formula provided by the CEB to the Public Utilities Commission and vice versa.

 

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Meanwhile Chairman of the National trade Union Centre Wasantha Samarasinghe noted that the collective decision of trade unions in this regard would be announced tomorrow.

 

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When contacted Energy Expert & Consultant Professor Thilak Siyambalapitiya noted that the CEB was unable to act according to a national policy.

 

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However Deputy Minister of Power & Energy Premalal Jayaseka also noted that he was of the view that the revised electricity tariffs should be amended.

 


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