The Litro Gas Company has increased the price of a 12.5kg domestic gas cylinder by Rs.50 with immediate effect.
Accordingly, a 12.5kg cylinder will now be made available at Rs.4,910.
Meanwhile, a 2.3kg cylinder will now be sold at Rs.914 while a 5kg cylinder will be sold at Rs.1,971.
Litro Gas issuing a notice said the distribution of gas will take place continuously from today (11) and urged the public to refrain from purchasing cylinders at higher prices.
Litro informed that distributions will be carried out today (11) and tomorrow (12) in Colombo and suburbs while gas will be distributed to other parts of the country from the 13th of July.
Litro also requested the public to produce the electricity bill for the month of May when purchasing gas to prevent unnecessary hoarding.
The gas company informed that the locations at which gas will be available will be made known via the Litro Gas website.
Litro also notified that the gas distribution will be assisted by the Sri Lanka Police and the STF.