PM promises steady supply of fuel


During a meeting with the representatives of three-wheeler associations, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured the Government plans to maintain a steady supply of fuel for three-wheelers.

The Prime Minister also agreed to support the establishment of a three-wheeler regulatory body.

He pointed out the country needs USD 500 million a month to import the required fuel stocks. Therefore, discussions were held at length on measures to be taken to protect the three-wheeler industry in the face of the ongoing crises.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister also had a discussion with the representatives of the Petrol Station Owners’ Association.

The security of the petrol stations and the regularisation of fuel supplies were also discussed at the meeting.