The report of the expert committee appointed to look into the August 17 power outage island-wide tabled

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Minister of Power, Dallas Alahapperuma said that the report of the expert committee appointed to look into the power outage that occurred on August 17 last year is scheduled to be tabled yesterday (23).

The report of the committee appointed on the September 2015 and February 2016 power outages will also be tabled today, the Minister said.

Minister Alahapperuma stated in Parliament (23) that due to the power outage that took place island-wide on August 17 last year, the total economy of the country was around Rs. 1471 million. Furthermore, he said that similar power outages had taken place in September 2015 and February 2016 while pointing out that none of the committee reports appointed on such power outages had been made public.

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