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Lanka Coal Company Chairman and board removed

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – The Chairman of Lanka Coal Company (Pvt) Ltd, Maithri Gunaratne and the board have been removed by the Power and Renewable Energy Ministry.

The tussle between key players in the power and energy sector came to a head Tuesday (17), when Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya dissolved the board of directors of the Lanka Coal Company (LCC) on the advice of Secretary Dr. Suren Batagoda.

Power and Renewable Ministry Secretary Dr. Batagoda had written to the Minister Siyambalapitiya, prompting him to dissolve the board of directors at the LCC and call a shareholders meeting, to look into issues.

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