9,000 MT of Diesel distributed daily

9,000 MT of Diesel distributed daily

9,000 MT of Diesel distributed daily

Written by Teena Marian

10 Mar, 2022 | 10:36 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Energy Ministry said that the unloading od Diesel from a tanker that reached Sri Lankan shores commenced on Thursday (10).

The Secretary to the Ministry K.D.R Olga stated that the ship is carrying a consignment of 38,000 MT of Diesel.

She stated that the distribution of the diesel to the market will be expedited , and considering the high demand for Diesel, the daily volume of Diesel released to the market has been increased to 9,000 MT.

The Ministry of Energy is confident that with the arrival of several more Diesel ships, the current Diesel shortage will be gradually eliminated.

Meanwhile, News 1st Correspondents stated that there are still fuel queues in several parts of the island.

Some filling stations have been closed, saying there is no fuel, but people are still waiting in line anticipating the arrival of a fuel bowser.

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