Litro Gas Lanka has informed that domestic gas cylinders will not be released to the market today (26) as well.
Chairman of Litro Gas Vijitha Herath requested the public to therefore refrain from queuing to purchase gas today. Today marks the third consecutive day that Litro Gas has not released gas cylinders to the market.
Litro informed that there are around 400,000 empty gas cylinders at present. Litro announced that USD 6.5 million was paid for a shipment of 7,500MT of gas on Tuesday.
The first shipment carrying 3,500MT is due to arrive in the island today while the distribution of gas to the public will likely resume by Saturday.