Jan 13, 2022

Decision to remove Litro Chairman reversed (Update)

Chairman of Litro Gas Lanka Theshara Jayasinghe has been reinstated just several hours after he was removed from the position.

Theshara was removed by the Finance ministry secretary and it was reported that former Housing Development Authority Chairman Renuka Perera was appointed to the position.

However, it is said that after an inspection visit at the Litro Gas Terminal this morning (13), President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is reported to have instructed to reinstate Theshara.

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Renuka to replace Theshara as Litro Chairman?

Reports say that Chairman of Litro Gas - Theshara Jayasinghe has been removed from the post and is to be replaced by SLPP Administrative Secretary Renuka Perera.

Theshara's term was riddled with a host of issues including a large number of gas-related explosions due to the importation and distribution of modified gas throughout the island.

Meanwhile, it is reported that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has undertaken an inspection tour of the Litro Gas Storage Terminal in Kerawalapitiya.