President appoints Cabinet sub-committee to resolve fuel crisis


President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a Cabinet sub-committee to find solutions to the prevailing fuel crisis in the country.

The President also charged the sub-committee to probe into how the fuel crisis began.

The demand for Petrol rose with the spread of a rumour of a fuel shortage in the last few days.

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation said on Sunday that the usual consumption of petrol, which is about 2,000 MT per day, had doubled in the last three days.

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