Janaka Ratnayake Chairman, Public Utilities Commission says that scheduled power cuts will not impose till January 27.

Power cuts will NOT be imposed till January 27 as fuel supplies are sufficient. Thereafter, the situation will be reconsidered depending on the availability of fuel supply.

Minister of Power Gamini Lokuge says following the discussion held with the President it has been decided NOT to cut power.

Meanwhile Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila says the government had decided to make a USD payment to two oil tankers anchored at the Colombo Port.