In a discussion held between the CEB authorities and the Minister, it had been revealed that the financial loss of the CEB in this year was Rs. 85 billion and in addition there was debts amounting to Rs.83 billion to be paid to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation and Rs. 42 billion to be paid for the electricity obtained from the private sector.
The Minister had said that persons responsible for the loss the CEB had incurred should firstly be recognised. When inquired as to who was to be held responsible for the loss, the former Secretary had been cited.
The Minister had informed that the person responsible for this instability would be subject to punishment disregarding his status.