POWER MINISTRY SECY INFORMS GOVT. RE: CEB TENDER FAILURE : CEB ENGINEER UNION BLAMED FOR ENERGY PRODUCTION DELAYS

Power & Renewable Energy Deputy Minister Ajith Perera is blaming the Electricity Board engineer unions for a 5-month delay in new energy production initiatives, while Power Ministry officials warn that the long delay will worsen the anticipated energy shortage by 2018. Deputy Minister Perera told the Sunday Observer that delays in the tender board procedure for new energy proposals was due to the failure of CEB engineers to participate in the tender process because of trade union politics. READ MORE …

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