Arrival of the 40,000MT Petrol shipment delayed

Arrival of the 40,000MT Petrol shipment delayed

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) – The arrival of a fuel shipment carrying 40,000MT of petrol has been delayed by a day.

The petrol shipment was scheduled to arrive at the Colombo Port early this morning.

Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera said due to the delay, only limited stocks of petrol will be released to the market today and tomorrow.

The Minister said auto diesel is being distributed across the country at full capacity.

Minister Kanchana Wijesekera added that they are also able to release only a limited stock of super diesel to the market today.

According to the Energy Minister, in addition to the petrol shipment, a consignment of diesel is also expected arrive in the country tomorrow.

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