Further boost to renewal energy drive
Sri Lanka Energies (Pvt) Ltd was launched
yesterday to increase renewable energy upto 20 percent of the
national grid by 2020, Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika
Ranawaka said. The minister made this observation at a ceremony at
the BMICH to mark the establishment of Sri Lanka Energies (Pvt) Ltd,
which is a subsidiary of CEB, to expand the use of renewable energy.
Deputy Minister at Samurdhi journal launch:
Poverty down to seven percent
Poverty levels in Sri Lanka have dropped to
seven percent. This is one of the greatest achievements in Sri
Lanka's development programme.