Circular to issue fuel only to vehicles

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A circular would be issued today declaring that fuel should be pumped only to vehicles, Petroleum Resources Development Ministry Secretary Upali Marasinghe said.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror he said fuel would not be pumped to bottles or cans until the fuel crisis has been resolved.

The decision was taken at a meeting held at the Ministry attended by Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, he said.

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  • Anja Tuesday, 07 November 2017 09:27 AM

    Guys If your vehicle stop amidst the journey carry it to Sirikotha. via DM Android App

    Rans Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:18 AM

    It's really sad to see that these politicians and officials don't have common sense. Just come out of your AC rooms and see how many vehicles (especially motorbikes) have stopped along the roads. Should they push their vehicles to the nearest pump station? Pathetic.

    MP Tuesday, 07 November 2017 07:36 PM

    Ran, how can selfish politicians understand/feel common people's grievances/difficulties?

    Wise Donkey Tuesday, 07 November 2017 09:53 AM

    Who else need fuel except vehicles. Some guys may go for a shot but not fuel but kasippu.............

    Ihale Tuesday, 07 November 2017 09:55 AM

    What a Failed Regime Country doesnt have minimum of ONE MONTH oil reserves. Can any country run in this manner Only possible solution for any issue is to Selling domestic resources to foreign countries..... via DM Android App

    Anja Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:13 AM

    If being failed is an art UNP is the picasso via DM Android App

    Pramod Fernando Tuesday, 07 November 2017 02:24 PM

    Ranil is the picasso

    Premalal Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11:02 AM

    This government has scored more "own goals" than a blind team of footballers.

    Anjika Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11:06 AM

    My vehicle stopped without petrol 2 km from petrol station. does this minister expect me to push the vehicle to refill???idiots making policy!

    Sunil Tuesday, 07 November 2017 12:08 PM

    Idiots indeed. They specialize in harassing people.

    Dee Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11:22 AM

    Oh shoot. There goes my business for a six. Last 20 liter can which I can make a a quick buck now.

    maj Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11:46 AM

    Extremely, sorry to read this news... "Circular to issue fuel only to vehicles" - - What part of the body these authorities use to think???

    John Tuesday, 07 November 2017 12:09 PM

    Have we EVER had a bunch of callous jokers in charge of this Ministry, even by capt Cool who only woke up 3 days ago to issue a lame 'statement'.

    Citizen Tuesday, 07 November 2017 02:49 PM

    Shoot your Circular. What if the vehicle stop away from Fuel station. Can you bring the bowser to Vehicle.

    Iqbal Tuesday, 07 November 2017 04:50 PM

    should be sacked. since he has proved he is not capable beyond doubt.This guy the Minister of Petroleum should keep in mind that he is maintained by the people and his irresponsibility is proved beyond doubt thereby either the President or PM should send such donkeys to the place where deserve to be.

    observer Tuesday, 07 November 2017 07:04 PM

    Amazing to read all furious comments which is understandable. But there are more serious issues that poor people go through daily and no one cares. However if the election are held tomorrow still the people who voted for this administration will vote for the same


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