Nov 30, 2021

President appoints committee to study gas cylinder fires

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a committee to study the cause behind the recent spate of gas leaks, explosions and other related incidents.

In a statement, the President’s Media Unit said that the committee will be headed by Prof. Shantha Walpola of the Moratuwa University.

The President has advised the committee to hand him a report in 02 weeks.

The media release in Sinhala issued by the PMD is as follows :