Sri Lanka fuel

Sri Lanka's diesel and petrol prices reduced by Rs 20 each, the first since February

Many incidents of violence have been reported at fuel queues and nearly 20 people have died of exhaustion after spending several days continuously in the fuel queues.

published on : 17th July 2022

Sri Lankan President calls Putin; plans to visit UAE to explore fuel import options: Report

The Lankan government announced that only essential services will operate from midnight till July 10 and all other operations will be temporarily suspended as the fuel shortage crisis deepens.

published on : 29th June 2022

Sri Lanka to operate only essential services till July 10 amidst acute fuel shortage 

Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Minister decided that only essential services will operate from Monday midnight to July 10.

published on : 27th June 2022

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka to ration fuel consumption for citizens

"We have no choice but to register consumers at filling stations and give them a guaranteed weekly quota until we are able to strengthen the financial situation," the energy minister said.

published on : 12th June 2022

Fuel shortage crisis; Sri Lanka to receive last shipments from India in June

The economic crisis has prompted an acute shortage of essential items like food, medicine, cooking gas and other fuel, toilet paper and even matches.

published on : 11th June 2022

Have allowed private companies to import fuel: Sri Lanka minister Kanchana Wijesekera

In April, the Sri Lankan Cabinet agreed to amend the Petroleum Products Act making provisions to issue licenses to 'properly identified parties' to import fuel.

published on : 27th May 2022

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe assures parliament of sufficient fuel stocks till mid-June

The new Sri Lankan PM stressed that the stocks of fuel will reduce the long queues at the fuel stations stressing that 'the queues for fuel will not completely disperse'.

published on : 19th May 2022