Sources of the Electricity Board say that 100 engineers who worked in the Ceylon Electricity Board have gone abroad. (Sri Lanka Latest News)
And the sources further state that another 100 people have requested permission to go abroad.
Currently, 2,500 employees, including engineers, who worked for the Electricity Board, have resigned and they cited the economic crisis in the country and high tax collection as the reasons.
In this way, the engineers who go abroad are entitled to a salary of about five thousand American dollars from those countries, which is about sixteen hundred thousand rupees in Sri Lankan currency.