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* Sri Lankan motorists to use 92 Octane gasoline from today
Thu, Jan 2, 2014, 01:58 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka's petroleum authority Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) will introduce the consumers to 92 Octane gasoline from today replacing the usage of 90 Octane gasoline.

Addressing a function held to introduce the high quality fuel to the Sri Lankan motorists Minister of Petroleum Resources Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said the government has taken measures to provide high quality petrol at no extra cos to the consumers.

The Minister said under this initiative 92 Octane fuel is introduced to the market. Although the government has to spend an additional expenditure of 60 cents per liter, the government will not pass the extra expenditure to the consumers, the Minister assured.

He said the next objective of the government is to introduce high standard diesel to the market.

Announcing future plans, the Minister said all filling stations will be provided with necessary equipment to issue bills for every sale and a programme will also be launched to modernize all the filling stations in the country.

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