CEB reforms committee proposals to go before Cabinet – Kanchana

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The Minister of Energy, Kanchana Wijesekara said, he discussed proposals made by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) Reforms Committee yesterday (4) with stakeholders.

The committee, which was recently appointed by the Minister to reform the CEB, met development agencies, sector experts, stakeholders and is also due to meet political parties and the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) next week.

The Minister added that the main framework will be presented to Cabinet by the end of the month.

The reforms committee includes Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunge- Former Secretary, Finance Ministry, M.M.C. Ferdinando – Former Secretary, Ministry of Power and Energy, Dr. Susantha Perera – Former AGM,  Ceylon Electricity Board, Thilan Wijesinghe – Former Chairman, Board Of Investment, Saliya Wickramasuriya – Chairman, Petroleum Development Authority and Director General, Port City Economic Commission, President’s Counsel Nihal Jayawardhane – Former Legal Consultant to the Public Enterprise Reforms Commission, Attorney at Law Harsha Fernando – Former Senior State Counsel at the AGs Department, Chandana Wijesinghe – Director, Ministry of Power & Energy.