President rejects CEB Chairman’s claim of awarding a wind power project to Adani group

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stated that he completely rejects the statement made by the Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) MMC Ferdinando before the parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) Committee regarding a wind power project.

The President has stated in a post on his Twitter account that he denies the allegation that he used his authority to award the Mannar wind power project to a specific person or institution.

“Re a statement made by the CEB Chairman at a COPE committee hearing regarding the award of a Wind Power Project in Mannar, I categorically deny authorization to award this project to any specific person or entity. I trust responsible communication in this regard will follow,” the President said.

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