Fuel prices increased; Petrol up by 3 rupees, Diesel up by 6 rupees.

Saturday, 23 February 2013 - 7:45

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The state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has increased the price of a liter of Octane 90 and 95 petrol by 3 rupees, Auto Diesel by Rs. 6 rupees Super Diesel by 3 rupees and Kerosene by 4 rupees effective from midnight yesterday.

Accordingly, the new price of a litre of octane 90 petrol is 162 rupees, Petrol octane 95 is 170 rupees, Auto Diesel –Rs 121 rupees and Super Diesel 145 rupees.

 

Meanwhile, Minister of Power and Energy Pavithra Wanniarachchi speaking to our news team stated that discussions are underway for a possible increase in  electricity fares in the future as well.

 

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