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The Ministry said run out of petrol cannot be happened having about 45 million gallons of petrol and 70 million gallons of diesel including Thilawa reservoirs

About 45 million gallons of petrol and 70 million gallons of diesel are left in the country, including at Thilawa reservoirs, so running out of petrol cannot be happened said the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. On April 19, People Media and MHT News responded to a question from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy on the Viber Group of the State Governing Council Information Team on the news of the fuel leak. Rumors have been circulating on social media that fuel stocks are running low at Thilawa oil depots. 

Today, about 45 million gallons of petrol and 70 million gallons of diesel are left in the country, including at the Thilawa reservoirs, according to the Petroleum Products Inspection Department. At present, there are two vessels that have not yet refueled due to the Thingyan holiday, so there will be no shortage of domestic fuel, according to the Petroleum Products Inspection Department. It has also been circulating on social media that it is not being imported from China to Sri Lanka through intermediaries. Malaysia and Korea are the main importers. 

According to the Petroleum Inspection Department, no shops were closed except for those that were being repaired with the permission of the department. The department also has the relevant committee, Ministries of Commerce; The Petroleum Importers and Distributors Association (MPTA) is cooperating with the Petroleum Importers and Distributors Association (MPTA) and will soon return to normal, and it will be announced soon that petrol stations will resume normal sales, according to the Petroleum Products Inspection Department. The Department of Petroleum Products Inspection said that the department is issuing reference prices on a daily basis and is monitoring the public to buy and use them at reasonable prices in a fair and free and fair market.

Source: Daily Eleven