The Ministry of Finance has decided to increase the price of fuel with effect from midnight tonight.
Accordingly Petrol 92 Octane has been increased by Rs 3.00 per litre, Petrol 95 Octane by Rs 5.00 per litre and Super Diesel by Rs 2.00 per litre. The price of Auto Diesel will remain the same.
Fuel prices have been increased under a monthly fuel price formula. The price of fuel was not increased last month owing to the Sinhala and Tamil Near Year.