Litro Gas Lanka has announced that 80,000 gas Cylinders will be distributed daily from today (21).
Chairman Vijitha Herath said there are currently adequate stocks of gas for the next six days and a payment of USD 7 million will be made for two more gas vessels on Monday, following which there will be sufficient stocks to continuously supply gas for the next two weeks.
Following recommendations received by the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) yesterday to distribute 60% of its LP gas cylinders to highly populated areas, approximately 50,000 of the 80,000 gas cylinders will be distributed today to Colombo and Gampaha.
The Chairman added that steps would be taken from Monday to inform consumers regarding the number of gas cylinders delivered to dealers through a mobile phone application.
By Tharaka Samman