Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera dismisses claims that the country is experiencing a fuel shortage, at present.
Speaking in Parliament today, Minister Wijesekera said the government is in possession of petrol stocks needed for 10 days and diesel for up to 14 days.
The Minister said a shipment will arrive today while another one will arrive in the country tomorrow.
He however acknowledged that they have been facing a fuel distribution issue in the past few days.
Minister Wijesekera said they have received additional jet fuel stocks and noted that necessary fuel required for electricity generation have also been released.