He was speaking to the media at Dr. N.M. Perera Centre in Borella.
Alahapperuma noted that in accordance with the fuel price formula, the prices had gone up for the third time in as many weeks.
With that, the prices of all other commodities and services go up.
However, the president does not know by what percentage the prices have been raised.
The petroleum minister and the petroleum trade unions too, say that they are unaware of the price formula.
What is this fuel price formula? he asked, alleging that its details are not available even under the right to information act.