President instructs electricity tariff revision safeguarding vulnerable communities

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Ceylon electricity board as the licensee made a request for the revision of electricity tariff on the 05th of January under the provisions of the Sri Lanka Electricity Act 2009 which was approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) yesterday (15).

However, President Ranil Wickremesinghe issued a directive to the Minister of Power and Energy and the relevant CEB officials this morning (16) to implement the tariff revision ensuring the uninterrupted power supply for the electricity customers, provide concessions for low-income families and provide solar rooftop systems for religious places and government education institutions.

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