Kanchana meets religious leaders

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Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera met religious leaders and civil society members to discuss the revision of electricity tariffs, tariff formulas, and the restructuring of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).

Renewable energy, rooftop solar systems for religious institutions, and alternative proposals were also discussed. Indika Anuruddha, State Minister of Power and Energy, also attended the meeting at the ministry.

According to a Ministry spokesman, religious leaders and civil society members urged the Minister to provide a subsidy for religious premises’ electricity bills. In response to the request, Wijesekera said he will make a Cabinet proposal on the matter.

(TR)

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