Update – Government has reportedly rejects the price increase of Litro gas and says that approval was NOT given for the Litro gas price increase and therefore the gas price will NOT be increased tonight according to Hiru News.

12.5 kg litro domestic gas cylinder increased from midnight today and the new price is Rs. 5175. Laugfs Gas has NOT yet announced the price hike. The price of a 12.5 Kg cylinder of Laugfs Gas is Rs 4,199.

Chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Eng. Vijitha Herath appointed as Chairman of Litro Gas recently.

Currently Sri Lanka is experiencing both Litro and Laugfs gas shortage in the market. Long queues report at Gas Filling Stations island-wide.