The JVP questions the government on the benefits of inspecting regulators and gas stoves if the cause of the gas leak explosions reported in the country was due to changes in the composition of the gas cylinder.
Speaking to media today, Politburo member of the JVP Former Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti said there are suspicions whether the government is protecting allies even when there is a great threat to national security due to the situation at hand.
Handunnetti said there was no control or governance in any sector in the country. He said the domestic gas crisis was not due to the foreign exchange crisis.
The former MP said the contract with the Omani company for the supply of gas is valid until February 2023.
He said however the government attempted to create a shortage of gas through various means including the introduction of the 18L cylinder, attempted to change the gas company, attempted to merge gas companies adding now issues have arisen due to the change in the ratio of components.
Handunnetti stressed that the government must conduct investigations from the reasons behind the change in compositions.