The Ceylon Electricity Board intends to purchase electricity produced by generators in government offices. Recent observation have identified, utilizing electricity produced by generators in government offices is a move advantages option, when compared with generating electricity at diesel power plants. The proposal tabled by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, in his capacity as Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, to permit the Ceylon Electricity Board to proceed in this respect, received cabinet approval today.
- Bus fares to be increased by 4 percent, from midnight tomorrow.
- The 2019 Appropriation Bill will be presented in Parliament during the second week of next month.