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Price of gas increased by Rs.190

18 September 2018 05:26 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Cabinet had today endorsed a gas price hike of Rs.190 for a 12.5 kg cylinder of gas.

Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama presented the Cabinet memorandum seeking approval for the price hike. However, the gas suppliers had sought a price hike of Rs. 325.

The effective date for the price hike will be announced later. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 8

  • Observer Tuesday, 18 September 2018 06:38 PM

    Thank you very much

    hans perlee Tuesday, 18 September 2018 06:45 PM

    one price hike after the other. When will this Government finaly resign? All nice promises before the Election but things only got worse for the people. Please do finaly something good for the country and resign.

    observer Tuesday, 18 September 2018 06:49 PM

    This will help the Prez and PM to make more trip to overseas for their pleasure while we suffer to make ends meet.

    Ragulan Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:23 PM

    This price hike is to facilitate treasury to bear liabilities recently transferred from Sri Lankan Airlines. People who have never seen the Airport even have to pay for the sin committed by……

    Mana Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:23 PM

    When will the prez sack this useless FM and CB Gov? They are only burdening us more and we can’t even travel abroad with the exchange rate getting worse every day

    Ghost Wednesday, 19 September 2018 08:09 AM

    Don't you see, it's only a strategy. Come election time all these will reduce drastically!!!

    Modaya Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:41 PM

    As educated fools in this government say GDP is going up today G for Gas has gone up....enough is enough

    MARA Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:38 PM

    wht would be the gift tomorrow...who can guess... via DM Android App

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