Sri lanka News – Sri Lanka has paid for two fuel ships which are scheduled to arrive in a few days and part payments have been made for another, Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera.
A shipment that was scheduled to arrive on July 09th had been delayed due to bad weather conditions and is set to arrive on July 15, the minister said in a Tweet.
“Cargo scheduled to arrive on the 9th was delayed due to weather conditions & could not be loaded on time & the supplier has communicated the departure from India this morning,” Minister said.
“The new Laycan has been given as 12-15th. All Dates are given by the suppliers & weather permitting.”
1) On Friday, full payments were made with the assistance of @CBSL & MOF to IOC for a Diesel Cargo to arrive 15-17 & a Petrol Cargo for 22-24. Advance payments were made last week for a Diesel cargo to arrive 15-17 & Petrol 17-19. Balance payment to be made today for the Diesel.
— Kanchana Wijesekera (@kanchana_wij) July 11, 2022
On Friday, with the assistance of the central bank and the finance ministry, Sri Lanka has made payments in advance to Indian Oil Corporation for a Diesel ship that is scheduled to arrive between July – 15-17 and a Petrol Shipment between July 22-24, the minister said.
While an advance payment had been made last week for a Diesel cargo to arrive on July 15-17 & Petrol 17-19. Balance payment to be made today 11 for the Diesel and the balance payment for the petrol will be paid on July 12, he said.
Three more fuel cargos are also set to arrive in Colombo on payment on the delivery basis- 12-15th Diesel, 14-16th Heavy Fuel Oil and 15-17th Crude Oil. (Colombo/Jul11/2022)