Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* President instructs to find a solution to power crisis without disrupting people’s lives
Tue, Jan 11, 2022, 12:52 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 10, Colombo: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stressed that steps should be taken to find a solution to the power crisis without disrupting the lives of the people.

The President made these remarks during a discussion held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (10) with the Heads of the Power and Energy sectors regarding the issue of power cuts.

The officials pointed out that this situation has arisen due to several issues in relation to the generation of electricity using coal and fossil fuels.

Managing the coal reserves in Sri Lanka is adequate to avert a power crisis. The officials also said that proper management of fuel-fired power generation can help prevent power cuts.

The Ministers of Power and Energy stated that all steps have been taken to manage the current situation and maintain the livelihood of the people.

Ministers Gamini Lokuge, Udaya Gammanpila, Governor of the Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal, State Minister Duminda Dissanayake, Secretary to the President P.B. Jayasundera, Finance Secretary S.R. Attygalle, Secretaries to the Ministries of Power and Energy and the Heads of the relevant line institutions were also present.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
IGP orders videotaping rioters at filling stations
-- [1 hour and 59 minutes ago]
Speaker endorses the certificate on 3 Bills including Industrial Disputes (Special Provisions) Bill
-- [2 hours ago]
CA Sri Lanka strengthens taxation profession with 57 new Certified Tax Advisors
-- [2 hours ago]
Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 Founder and CEO, receives 2022 IEEE TCSVC Research Innovation Award
-- [3 hours ago]
Petrol Ship due to arrive today further delayed
IMF delegation briefs the President on progress of the discussions
Dhammika Perera sworn in as Minister of Investment Promotion
Envoys of European countries pledge to provide assistance to Sri Lanka
The ‘Land for All’ program begins
Government’s focus on directing public servants to private sector employment

Copyright © 2000, 2020 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.