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ELECTRICITY TO BE AN ESSENTIAL SERVICE

Sep 6, 2011 10:56:02 AM - itnnews.lk

The Government has decided to declare Electricity as Essential Service. A spokesperson at the Ministry of Power and Energy announced that the relevant gazette notification will be issued within the next two days. The Ministry said that there were reports of attempts made by certain groups to disrupt the electricity supply. The decision was after considering taking into account these reports. The Power and Energy Ministry has taken maximum measures to provide uninterrupted power supplies. The Ministry decided to declare electricity an essential service directing special attention to groups obstructing these initiatives.