The Engineers’ Union of Ceylon Electricity Board (CEBEU) has called for the appointment of fresh professionals to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) since there has been a breakdown in trust among the membership.
The CEBEU stated that they had rejected the request of the PUCSL to implement a Least Cost Long Term Generation Expansion Plan (LCLTGEP) prepared by the Commission.
In a letter to the Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya on Thursday, 27 July the CEBEU has demanded the urgent intervention of the minister to get the CEB, and the LCLTGEP to facilitate the unhindered procurement of future power plants. The Union also called on the minister to intervene to ensure that the PUCSL is staffed by people of proven caliber who will function objectively and in a professional manner. The Union says they had no other option but to resort to trade union action to safeguard their membership and the sector from such individuals….
Ceylon Today – 2017-07-31