Sri Lanka Government granted approval to increase electricity tariff

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Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers today (January 09) granted approval to increase the electricity tariff.

According to sources, the tariff hike will be reviewed by a committee until the 15th of February, and measures will be taken to reduce the tariff, if there is a possibility.

The Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) said that a proposal to amend the electricity tariff was received today (January 09) evening.