Ceylon Ceramics Corporation is able to manufacture electrical transmission insulation devices locally.

Wimal Weerawansa, Minister of Industry says that the success of the Ceylon Ceramics Corporation in the production of imported insulating devices used by the Ceylon Electricity Board for the transmission of electricity is a turning point in the country’s industry.

He was speaking at the handing over of the first set of insulation equipment manufactured locally by the Ceylon Ceramics Corporation using samples of imported insulation equipment used by the CEB at the Ministry of Industries at 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03 recently.

Wimal Weerawansa, Minister of Industries and Dullas Alahapperuma, Minister of Power and Energy participated in the discussion held in December 2020 with the participation of a group of officials from the Ceylon Electricity Board and Ceylon Ceramics Corporation. Assigned to the Ceramic Corporation. The corporation has produced the required samples locally in a short period of one month and presented them to the Minister of Industries as follows.

Wimal Weerawansa, Minister of Power and Energy stated that he is working with the Minister of Power and Energy, Dullas Alahapperuma to expedite the preparation of the background for the use of local electrical insulation devices that are stronger and cheaper than imported devices for the transmission of electricity in the country. It was also pointed out here that it was a laying step.

Anuruddha Bandara Ranawarana,
Media Secretary,
Ministry of Industry

 

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