Minister calls out opposition hypocrisy on Sri Lanka electricity reforms

 The two major parties in the opposition have proposed similar amendments to energy laws, Power & Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekara said, adding that the new electricity reform bill will result in the disappearance of utilities unions.

Wijesekara told parliament on Thursday June 06 that both the main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) and the leftist National People’s Power (NPP) have formally proposed similar revisions to the laws governing the electricity sector despite their loud protests against the government’s bill.

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