An ADB release said ldblquote The funds, from the existing Second Power System Expansion project, will rehabilitate low voltage transmission and distribution systems and will complement the recently-awarded private sector contract for 20 megawatts of emergency power for Jaffna.
rnThe Ceylon Electricity Board has been entrusted with the rehabilitation project. rn
rnIn an earlier resolution the ADB has decided to redirect loan saving for emergency rehabilitation of war ravaged areas. rn
rnThe ADB believes that such interim measures would contribute to Sri Lanka
quote s efforts to restore normalcy in conflict-affected areas.rn
rnPost-conflict rehabilitation assistance is also being considered by the agency, but will hold back for until a proper settlement is reached with the LTTE.