Wijepala new CEB chief?

By Ifham Nizam

Senior Electrical Engineer Anura Wijepala is tipped to be the next Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).

Power and Energy Minister Champika Ranawaka is awaiting the endorsement of President Maithripala Sirisena to appoint Mr. Wijepala, according to sources.

The majority of the CEB officials and particularly engineers are in favour of the appointment. Wijepala is a batch mate of Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka at the University of Moratuwa.

He has also served as the Vice Chairman of the CEB earlier.

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