There will be no interruptions to the power supply for the time being as the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has temporarily resumed its fuel supply to the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).
The General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Free Railway Employees’ Association Nadeera Manoj says that the Minister of Transport Arjuna Ranatunga agreed to look into the requests made by the trade unions at the meeting held with the Minister last afternoon (04 July).
Railway trade unions are willing to call off the ongoing train strike anytime if the authorities give a favourable response to their demands, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Free Railway Employees’ Association Nadeera Manoj said.
President Maithripala Sirisena by the powers vested on him had declared Sri Lanka Railways as an essential public service.
A consumer rights' advocacy group today accused the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) of going against a direct order by the Court of Appeal which quashed the controversial 2014 CEB engineers' salary circular in April this year.
The water supply to some suburbs of Colombo will be disrupted for 24 hours tomorrow (26), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said
The President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) Gemunu Wijeratne says that the private buses are available islandwide, therefore, the commuters will not face inconvenience due to the railway strike.
The water supply to several areas in the Colombo suburbs will be disrupted for 15 hours commencing from 9 a.m. tomorrow (21) till midnight on Saturday (22), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said today (20).
The railway trade unions have decided to temporarily suspend the planned strike action that was set to commence from midnight today (19) due to Minister of Transport Arjuna Ranatunga has agreed to schedule a meeting between the railway trade unions and the Finance Minister.
The Ministry of Power and Energy says that main reservoirs have not received adequate rainfall in the past few months despite several places in the country experiencing heavy rains in the Monsoon season.