Harim Peiris

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Archive for May 17th, 2013

A partial reversal on electricity tariffs, CHOGAM, the NPC & Azath Sally

Posted by harimpeiris on May 17, 2013

President Mahinda Rajapakse used his speech to the ruling UPFA’s May Day rally to announce a partial revocation of the massive electricity price hike that was announced a couple of weeks earlier. The details of the presidential largess and indeed the revised tariff structure itself will only be clear once consumers receive their April electricity bills in May.

It was however a reasonably satisfying political week or two for the government. Read the rest of this entry »

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