PM tells ministries: Explore ways to trim fuel prices

Published : 9:10 am  October 12, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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CITY-DM-20-3By Yohan Perera   

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had requested the Ministries of Petroleum Resources and Finance to look into ways and means of reducing fuel prices and to provide him with a detailed report regarding the same. 


Sources close to the premier said he made this request yesterday. 

Minister Vajira Abeywardena who confirmed this said the objective of this move was to reduce fuel prices as and when global prices declined irrespective of the fuel price formula.