. Lengthy lines up developed at petroleum terminals throughout the nation .
ECONOMYNEXT– Sri Lanka’s Power as well as Power Preacher Kanchana Wijesekera has actually put on hold the permit of 3 gas bowsers coming from state run CEYPETCO as well as Indian subsidiary Lanka IOC after some video clips in social networks of discharging gas straight from bowsers on roadways went viral.
The video clips flowed in the social networks which revealed a gas bowser coming from both companies discharging gas as well as providing right into canisters to exclusive lorries.
” Permit of 3 Gas vehicles have actually been put on hold promptly by CEYPETCO as well as LIOC pending additional examinations right into the 3 Events reported on social networks on gas transportation vehicles unlawfully discharging gas” Preacher Wijesekera stated in his twitter system.
The Lanka IOC in a twitter message stated that stringent activity according to the common standards has actually been started versus the worried carrier, that unloaded gas from the bowser in resources Colombo.
As a result of the serious gas situation in the nation, Sri Lankan authorities have actually taken actions to restrict the quantity of gas for exclusive lorries, as well as prohibited gas hoarding along with providing in canisters.
Sri Lanka has actually seen a thriving underground market for gas at greater costs around the nation amidst severe scarcity of gas given that April this year. (Colombo/ June 18/2022)