Electricity Minister apologizes for bottle lamp story. Media spokesperson resigns.

Electricity and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera has apologized to the people for the statement made by the media spokesperson of the Electricity Board, Engineer Noel Priyantha, who said in a TV interview that children should study by lamplight.

Also, the media spokesperson of the Electricity Board who made the statement has also resigned from his position and apologized publicly. The Minister electracity and energy of said that the management of the board is also going to take action regarding his statement.

However, social networks are already heavily criticizing the statement.