People across Sri Lanka are severely inconvenienced due to the shortage of diesel and Petrol. Many of the fuel stations were out of stock of diesel and Petrol.
Due to the breakdown at Norochcholai priority given to provide diesel to power generation.
Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekara says adequate petrol 92 & Super diesel stocks released to the market. Octane 95 still limited & Auto Diesel distributed with limits. Crude oil & Octane 95 Shipments awaiting to be unloaded at harbor.