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Government refutes rumours of a petrol shortage

 

Petroleum Resources Development Ministry Secretary Upali Marasinghe today stressed that there is no petrol shortage in the country.

“There is a rumour spreading that there is a petrol shortage in the country. Believing this rumour, consumers are buying more stocks unnecessarily,” he said.

He reiterated: “There is no petrol shortage and we urge the public to refrain from panicking.”

He further added, “We urge the public to refrain from stocking fuel unnecessarily and also to contact our 24 hour hotline number 0115455130 if any issue arises.

“We are capable of deploying petrol bowsers without any delay.”