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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 05.53 GMT

Fuel prices reduced


Keeping its election promise the government under President Maithripala Sirisena has reduced fuel prices with effect from midnight yesterday.

Accordingly price of a litre of 92-octane petrol has been reduced from Rs. 150 to Rs. 117 while the price of 95-octane petrol has been come down from Rs. 158 to Rs. 128.

A litre of Lanka auto diesel and super diesel which were Rs. 111 and Rs.138 respectively have been reduced to Rs. 95 and Rs.110, while kerosene has come down from Rs. 81 to Rs. 65 per litre.

The Power and Energy Ministry said in a statement that a price formula that would suit the country’s economy would be presented soon, after considering the fluctuations of fuel prices in the world market and that another set of relief measures were also in the pipeline.


New Price

Rs. per litre

Old Price

Rs. per litre

92-octane petrol Rs. 117 Rs. 150
95-octane petrol Rs. 128 Rs. 158
Lanka auto diesel Rs. 95 Rs. 111
Super diesel Rs.110 Rs.138
Kerosene Rs. 65 Rs. 81





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