Aug 04, Colombo: Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera requested the fuel consumers to not to display card or QR code anywhere visible to others.
In a Twitter message, the Minister asked the consumers to keep it in a secure place to make sure no one else uses it illegally.
The Twitter message issued by the Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera further states that the facility of re-registration by removing the QR codes that are currently registered has also been provided. The option to ‘Delete’ a current profile feature and register again is now available.
Meanwhile, meeting with the Fuel Station Dealers Association, Minister Wijesekera discussed the National Fuel Pass QR system. He informed the fuel station dealers that distribution of fuel will only take place to stations with the QR system.
Related issues, upgrades to system, Fuel requirements for machinery and police stations were also discussed, the Minister said.
Updating the current status of fuel distribution, the Minister said Highest Number of Fuel Stations (1,004) Using QR system in a 24 Hour period was recorded yesterday.
A total of 1235 Fuel Stations Island wide has adopted to the QR system. Out of them 1,033 are fuel stations of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (Ceypetco) and 202 are Lanka IOC stations.
The Minister also thanked the National Youth Corp and its members for volunteering to assist the National Fuel Pass QR Initiative. From the 19th of July to the 3rd of August 491,000 vehicles has been registered with the assistance of the NYC members island wide and assisted in all Fuel Stations, Minister Wijesekera noted.