Written by Zulfick Farzan
25 Jun, 2022 | 5:40 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Energy Minister in an update on fuel shipments to the country said that the suppliers that had confirmed Petrol, Diesel and Crude Oil Shipments to arrive earlier this week and next week has communicated the inability to fulfill the deliveries on time for banking and logistic reasons.
He said that until the next shipments are at Port and unloaded, Public Transport, Power Generation and Industries will be given a priority.
“Limited stocks of Diesel and Petrol will be distributed to limited stations throughout next week,” tweeted the Minister requesting the public not to remain in queues for fuel.
He went on to note that at the moment CPC is not able to confirm the arrival dates of the shipments with the new developments.
He said the the refinery operations will be temporarily closed until the next crude shipment.
“We are working with all new and existing suppliers. I Apologize for the delay and inconvenience,” said the Minister.
1) Regret to inform that CPC has informed me that the suppliers that had confirmed Petrol, Diesel and CrudeOil Shipments to arrive earlier this week and next week has communicated the inability to fulfill the deliveries on time for banking and logistic reasons.
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