Govt. concession expected if price cannot be increased: CPC

Govt. concession expected if price cannot be increased: CPC

Govt. concession expected if price cannot be increased: CPC

Written by Amani Nilar

17 Oct, 2021 | 3:19 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Attorney at-law Sumith Wijesinghe, the Chairman of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation says that the CPC expects some form of concession from the Government if the price of fuel is not increased.

Speaking to media today (17), Wijesinghe said that a petrol barrel on October 1st was 85 USD, however has increased to 96 USD today.

Speaking further, he said that the usual usage of petrol in Sri Lanka is 3,300 MT, which reduced by half during the lockdown era, has increased by 4,800 MT after the curfew was lifted.

However, the CPC will continue to supply fuel according to the demand, he added.

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