Aug 05, 2018

Purchases from private power stations under probe Featured

The auditor general is investigating the CEB’s purchase of electricity from private power stations, reports say.

The AG’s report will be submitted to the COPE that will meet on August 07 to question the officials responsible regarding the agreements and the per unit prices.

The government has received complaints that tender procedures had not been followed in some of those transactions.

The power ministry secretary has recommended payments of Rs. 850 million for the purchases.