In his maiden Funds speech, Finance minister – Basil Rajapaksa proposed to slash the month-to-month gasoline allowance of ministers and state officers tby 5 litres.
When in comparison with present gasoline costs, the quantity slashed from one individual turns into even lower than Rs. 1,000.
Present gasoline costs (per litre)
Octane 92 Petrol – Rs. 157
Octane 95 Petrol – Rs. 184
Auto Diesel – Rs. 111
Tremendous Diesel – Rs. 144
Kerosene – Rs. 77