Minster Ravi Karunanayaka said in parliament today action will be taken to rectify salary anomalies of the employees of the Ceylon Electricity Board. He further stated that government policy is not to privatize public ventures and no privatization of the Ceylon Electricity Board will occur. The minister said that the electricity board has to use fuel at a high cost to generate electricity as shortage of rains.
- The President says state officials and professionals who commit themselves for the development of the country should be recognized by the nation.
- The Speaker points out it is the duty of all to contribute for national and religious harmony in the country