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* Ministerial committee headed by PM appointed to resolve electricity crisis in Sri Lanka
Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 08:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 10, Colombo: A ministerial committee headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed to recommend short, medium and long term plans to solve the power crisis in the country.

The cabinet of ministers has granted approval to a proposal put forward by the Minister of Power & Energy, and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake to appoint a five member ministerial committee to resolve the current electricity crisis in the country.

In addition to the Prime Minister, the Committee will comprise ministers of Finance, Power and Energy, Business Development, Highways and Road Development and Petroleum Development, and Ports, Shipping and Southern Development.

Power & Energy Minister Karunanayake assured that the current power cuts would end from April 11, as the government is taking urgent steps to add more megawatts to the national grid.

 

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