Fuel tanker expected to arrive on Wednesday

A fuel tanker is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on Wednesday while the existing fuel stocks is enough only till Thursday, Petroleum Resources Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said today.

The oil tanker expected to arrive on Wednesday will have 40,000 metric tonnes of petrol.

Long queues were seen at most fuel stations in Colombo and the suburbs today as a fuel crisis continued.

The crisis arose after the authorities had to reject a shipment of poor quality fuel last week. (Colombo Gazette)


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