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* Petrol crisis is over in Sri Lanka with the island wide distribution of 8,200 MT of petrol
Fri, Nov 10, 2017, 10:33 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's petrol crisis is over with the island wide distribution of 8,200 metric tons of petrol, the Government Information Department said.

"Resorting recent crisis of petrol shortage Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has distributed 8,200 MT of petrol to the filling stations across the country from yesterday," Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development Upali Marasinghe has said.

According to Mr. Marasinghe, 2,700 MT of petrol have been distributed yesterday morning while another 2,500 MT has been sent in the evening. Another 3,000 metric tons have been released today.

The Secretary said the amount of petrol released is sufficient for three days and the shortage is over.

The fuel tanker Neverska Lady arrived Wednesday night has brought 40,000 metric tons of petrol from the United Arab Emirates. Another Indian ship is expected to arrive in the island with 21,000 metric tons of fuel.


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