Sri Lanka electricity reforms to parliament in September: Minister

Sri Lanka is planning to bring a reform plan to unbundle Ceylon Electricity Bord to parliament in September separating generation, transmission and generation, Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said.

After unbundling there will be four distribution companies.

They could state or public private partnerships but all would be required to provide a high level of service and high-quality electricity to consumers, Wijesekera said.

Minister Wijesekera was speaking at a forum organized by the Asian Development Bank where two publications on the ‘Lanka Electricity Company’ and the ‘On the Road to Full Electrification in Sri Lanka’.

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