Nov 20, 2017

No fuel shortage - officials

In the wake of public panic, secretary to the Petroleum Resource Development - Upali Marasinghe has assured that there is no fuel shortage in the country.

He has urged public not to panic.

Meanwhile, officials of the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminal Ltd (CPSTL) have confirmed that an adequate amount of fuel reserves has been stocked within the CPSTL. It was further stated that all fuel stations across the country have been supplied with adequate amounts of fuel.

Several lines of traffic were reported near filling stations as a result of a rumour that another fuel crisis would arise in the near future.