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I will resign – CEB Chairman

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Ceylon Electricity Board Chairman Anura Wijepala has decided to resign from his post, claiming that he will take responsibility for the three blackouts that occurred in the country during the last six months.

“There was nobody to take responsibility for the three blackouts during the last six months.

So I have decided to take responsibility and will send in my resignation letter soon after power is restored today,” Mr. Wijepala told the Daily Mirror.


  Comments - 22

  • gerard Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:09 PM

    Good, please quit and give the job to someone competent !!!

    Ravi Tuesday, 15 March 2016 11:28 AM

    Another drama of RW...

    Rojer Tuesday, 15 March 2016 08:29 AM

    3 blackouts in six months Disgraceful If reports are clear this transformer fault happened before too resulting back out in 1990s I think the reliability of the electricity system as now is unacceptable Lossing transformer or transmission line should not create national backlit? Why not eleminate dendancy of these critical elements from the network? Looks like current CEB management/political leadership take the responsibility and try to solve the problem rather than blame shifting If that require new managemt so be it

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    Nujra Monday, 14 March 2016 03:51 PM

    Yes. Do the good thing and get out.

    Rohan Monday, 14 March 2016 03:17 PM

    this shows not some technical issues, this is a political sabotage. Need military protection to protect power stations from power hungry animals.

    Nathan Monday, 14 March 2016 03:01 PM

    Minister should Resign from the Post, Minister is not suitable for this Post.

    J a n peiris Monday, 14 March 2016 02:38 PM

    Why Resigns Sacked him right now via DM Android App

    Fayas Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:17 PM

    great Gentllemen via DM iOS App

    surasena Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:13 PM

    Hope that you will not end up as an ambassador to country-X, as similar to resigned IGP, Balasooriya.

    Jesica Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:11 PM

    Take the minister with you.

    prageeth Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:34 PM


    Bubble Banda Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:05 PM

    Ranjith Siyambalapitiya was sleeping, he is not atall a suitable person for this ministry.

    Kadupol Jothywansa Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:03 PM


    Horri Jimonis Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:02 PM

    Mahinda was backing him, no doubt.

    J Palitha Sunday, 13 March 2016 10:01 PM

    Were you pressurized by the Joint Opposition Gangsters?

    Kiris Baba Amaray Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:57 PM

    Good decision, you are responsible anyway.

    fair deal Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:53 PM

    well done sir...show tge politicians the way on how to take responsibility...my hats off to u sir.....this is pribably a sabotage by the MR supporters.. via DM Android App

    Christian Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:50 PM


    Jimmy Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:43 PM

    Integrity, hats off to you sir.

    openmind Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:39 PM

    Pl find out any sabotage before you resign. May be culprits want to put you into trouble.

    Palle Sunday, 13 March 2016 09:38 PM

    He is a very rare gentleman and set a good example for politicians. Despite the CB bond scam finance minister is still working shamelessly.

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