Cabinet to discuss LIOC fuel price hike: Lokuge

Cabinet to discuss LIOC fuel price hike: Lokuge

Cabinet to discuss LIOC fuel price hike: Lokuge

Written by Amani Nilar

27 Mar, 2022 | 10:13 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Minister of Energy, Gamini Lokuge states that the decision made by the Lanka IOC to increase the price of fuel will be discussed at the Cabinet meeting tomorrow (28).

He also assured that fuel is being distributed to areas across the country.

Minister Lokuge further stated that a shipment of 20,000 metric tons of diesel and another 20,000 metric tons of jet fuel were unloaded at a port, and steps are currently being taken to provide 3,000 metric tons of the fuel to the CEB daily as well.

He adds that another shipment of fuel is expected to arrive in the country tomorrow (28).

Meanwhile, long queues were seen at filling stations run by CEYPETCO in several parts of the country last night.

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