The Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says that the Nation Building Tax (NBT) will not be added to the electricity bills as claimed by some politically-motivated personalities.

Minister says that the Government’s aim is to supply electricity continuously without burdening the consumers, and no burden will be brought on them. Minister Siyambalapitiya made these observations while speaking at the ceremony held to mark the commencement of official duties of Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera at his new office complex yesterday; November 30.

The Minister also assures to cover up all island with the supply of electricity soon, and no plan has been taken to raise the electricity tariffs.