Norachcholai Tripped?

CEB engineers have sought assurances from UNP that a proposed coal power plant in Puttlam won’t be scraped as its board of directors objected to the General Manager taking the lead on the project. CEB engineers have sought assurances from UNP that a proposed coal power plant in Puttlam won’t be scraped as its board of directors objected to the General Manager taking the lead on the project. The top executive at the CEB Ranjith Fonseka signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMEC).

However, its board, led by the Chairman, says only the board can nominate a person to sign the deal and it had not authorized the General Manager to sign.

Some engineers are now pressurizing the government to reconstitute the board over its apparent lack of cooperation.

The Secretary to the Treasury has told the CEB that the Chinese delegation wants to sign the final agreement on October 10.

Mano Tittawala, head of government’s Strategic Enterprises Management Agency (SEMA), has informed CEB that inauguration has been fixed for five days later on October 15, ahead of the presidential elections.

Engineers are worried that a UNP govern