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* Cabinet sub-committee to submit report on fuel shortage to President tomorrow
Mon, Nov 13, 2017, 12:28 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 13, Colombo: The report detailing the cause of the week-long fuel shortage, prepared by the Cabinet Sub-committee appointed on the request of Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, will be submitted to President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (14th Nov.), the Government Information Department said.

The Cabinet Sub-committee is investigating whether there was a delay in ordering the fuel consignment, the reasons for the sudden malfunction of the oil refinery and matters such as the arrival of low quality fuel and if the previous fuel stocks were maintained to proper standards.

The committee which was appointed by the President comprises Megalopolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, Special Assignments Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama and Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.

 

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