A shortage in fuel in the next 24 hours - trade unions issue a warning

Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 19:33

The petroleum trade unions collective warn that there may be a shortage in fuel islandwide, in the next few days.

They note that as a result of the strike which is launched midnight today, distribution of petroleum will be hindered.

The petroleum trade unions collective, media spokesperson, Bandula Saman Kumara noted that the petroleum corporation currently does not have sufficient fuel stored for distribution.

Meanwhile, our correspondent noted that a shortage of fuel has been reported in certain areas.

However, the Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Chandima Weerakkody noted that there will be no fuel shortage at any instance in the country.

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