Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Cabinet subcommittee appointed to look into fuel crisis
Wed, Nov 8, 2017, 01:17 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has appointed a subcommittee to investigate causes for the recent fuel crisis. The subcommittee is headed by Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and comprises ministers Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Sarath Amunugama.

At a media conference held at the Party headquarters Tuesday, Minister Duminda Dissanayake said that the failure to maintain oil stocks, place orders under the time frame and the simultaneous breakdown of the refinery need to be probed.

The President had appointed a committee to look into the crisis and intend to solve this problem by tomorrow, the Minister said.

A ship carrying fuel is expected to dock tomorrow night and another ship with fuel from India is expected to arrive in Colombo o Thursday, the Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga said.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
AG advises against releasing full bond commission report
-- [54 minutes ago]
Malwatte Mahanayake Thera speaks against continuing trade union actions
-- [1 hour and 22 minutes ago]
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrives at FCID to make a statement
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police arrest another four suspects for killing a leopard
-- [3 hours ago]
Georgia MIA arrests 8 citizens of Sri Lanka for attempting to cross border illegally
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's John Keells IT to accelerate business innovation with Microsoft
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka President assures government's development program will equally benefit all
Sri Lanka PM says plans are afoot to develop Galle as a major tourist destination
World Bank grants Sri Lanka $ 200 million to control non-communicable diseases - Health Minister
Three suspects including a police officer arrested for suspicious death of a constable

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.