LITRO Gas distribution to resume on July 11: Prime Minister | Sri Lanka News


Arrangements have been made to distribute LITRO Gas in Colombo on July 11 and 12 in 140 locations, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today.

He told Parliament that a ship freighting LP gas is due on July 9 and the distribution would commence from July 11.

“Arrangements have been made to distribute 140,000 gas cylinders of 12.5 kgs at 140 locations with 100 cylinders each on July 11 and 12 in Colombo. A total number of 25,000 cylinders would be distributed thereafter daily. Arrangements have also been made to distribute LP Gas for bakeries and small scale enterprises in line with this programme,” he said.

Responding to a question raised by Parliamentarian Lalith Warnakumara, the Prime Minister said distribution of 112,000 LP Gas cylinders would resume islandwide from July 11 or 12.

He expressed optimism  that gas shortage would be resolved by end of July or by first week of August and added that “We will be able to provide LP gas without any scarcity within the next four months,” he said.(Ajith Siriwardana and Yohan Perera)

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