Power and Energy Ministry Secretary, PUCSL Chairman summoned before HRCSL

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has summoned Secretary to the Power and Energy Ministry and Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) before the commission tomorrow for an inquiry over their failure to prevent power cuts during the Advanced Level examination.

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) had written to the Secretary of the Ministry of Power and Energy and the PUCSL Chairman to instruct the Ceylon Electricity Board to refrain from scheduling power cuts at any time during the period of the Advanced Level Examinations, from January 23 2023 to February 17, 2023.

The Commission said they have observed that the Ministry of Power and Energy and the PUCSL has not taken any step to prevent the schedule power cuts despite the commission’s instruction. (Ajith Siriwardana)







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