Ceylon Electricity Board CEB Chairman MMC Ferdinando has handed over his letter of resignation. Vice Chairman Nalinda Ilangaokoon to be appointed as the new CEB Chairman says Minister Kanchana Wijesekera.

Recently, Ceylon Electricity Board Chairman admits that he lied and mistakenly told the COPE that the President told him that a Wind Power Project be awarded to the Adani Group.

President categorically denied authorization to award Mannar Wind Power Project to a specific person or entity as stated by CEB Chairman at a COPE committee hearing.