Nov 12, 2021

Less than Rs. 1,000 slashed from fuel allowance cut

In his maiden Budget speech, Finance minister - Basil Rajapaksa proposed to slash the monthly fuel allowance of ministers and state officials tby 5 litres.

When compared to current fuel prices, the amount slashed from one person becomes even less than Rs. 1,000.

Current fuel prices (per litre)
Octane 92 Petrol - Rs. 157
Octane 95 Petrol - Rs. 184
Auto Diesel - Rs. 111
Super Diesel - Rs. 144
Kerosene - Rs. 77

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