State Minister Vidura Wickramanayaka says the prices of all goods will increase in line with the rise in fuel prices.
Speaking to media in Kandy said State Minister Wickramanayaka said the government accepts that the public is severely burdened as a result of the fuel price hike.
The State Minister added the public will be further burdened as a result. State Minister Wickramanayaka said it is a difficult time, and claimed next year could be more challenging.
He said he is not apologizing or giving excuses adding that the prevailing situation is the result of a lack of an economic vision and a targeted programme.