The government has increased fuel prices as of midnight.
According to the Government Information Department, the new prices will be effective as of today, the 21st of December.
Meanwhile, following the announcement, the Lanka Indian Oil Company has also increased fuel prices.
Accordingly, a litre of 92 Octane petrol has been increased by Rs.15 to Rs.177 while a litre of 95 Octane petrol has been by Rs.23 from to Rs.210.
Furthermore, the LIOC has increased a litre of Auto diesel by Rs.7 to Rs.121 and a litre of Super diesel has been increased by Rs.15 to Rs.159.
New price per litre:
92 Octane Rs.177
95 Octane Rs.210
Auto diesel Rs.121
Super diesel Rs.159