Jan 08, 2022

Fuel shortage expected from third week of Jan - Gammanpila Featured

Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila says there is a risk of a fuel shortage from the third week of January.

There is a risk but it will not happen immediately, he said, adding that this situation would arise if the required dollars for fuel imports could not be provided.

He said that there is a risk but it will not happen immediately and unlike other commodities, there is no alternative for fuel importation, adding that this situation would arise if the required dollars for fuel imports could not be provided.

He added that if the fuel supply was cut off, people would have to travel only a short distance on bicycles.

He made the remarks in an interview with Neth FM  radio station.

 

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