Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Chinese company has no plans to take over Sri Lanka's coal power plant it built
Mon, Mar 3, 2014, 10:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 03, Colombo: China Machinery and Engineering Company(CMEC), which constructed Sri Lanka's Lakvijaya coal power plant in Norochcholai, said in a statement today that it had not held any discussion with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) regarding a shift of authority.

CMEC in a statement said that there were no discussions on transfer of the power plant or a handover of the operations to CMEC.

CMEC said that neither it had requested nor the CEB had discussed about such transfer.

"CMEC strongly believes that the Puttalam Coal Power Plant in Norochcholai is the most significant property that belongs to the CEB and holds the most valuable assets of the nation of Sri Lanka, benefiting every citizen of the country," Wang Ludong, Site Manager of the Puttalam Coal Power Project for CMEC said in the press statement.

"CMEC sincerely believes that the Puttalam Coal Power Plant in Norochcholai is the most important energy supply in the country and hence it is of significant indispensability to the improvement of Sri Lankan people's living standards and the development of the economy of Sri Lanka," he added.

The Site Manager also added that the CMEC would dedicate its service and distribute all its efforts along with long-term technical support to CEB for the stable operation of the plant and to promote the friendly and cooperative relations between China and Sri Lanka.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Air Force brings back 42 Sri Lankans from Nepal
-- [5 hours ago]
Stakeholders of Sri Lanka Cricket request Sport Minister to take appropriate action
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan parliament grants three-month leave to former minister remanded for misusing public funds
-- [6 hours ago]
China offers Sichuan Province World Tourism Fair free for Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
US Secretary of State to travel to Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Leaders of Sri Lanka leftist parties to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution
Train-jeep collision in Sri Lanka kills four
Indian fishermen indulge in illegal acts in Sri Lankan waters, Indian Coast Guard says
Pakistan forces kill terrorist involved in attack on Sri Lanka cricket team
Sri Lankan court orders police to charge extremist Buddhist organization

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.