Ministry Expects New Fuel Shipment On November 06: Long Queues Near Fuel Stations In Colombo And Suburbs

The Petroleum Ministry announced that a fuel shipment would arrive on the island on November 06 and that there is no fuel shortage in the country at the moment. 

The Ministry also added that the public had no reason to panic as there is enough fuel to meet the country's day to day demands.

Long queues were seen at fuel stations in Colombo and suburbs on Saturday as vehicle owners rushed to stock up on fuel, fearing a shortage.

As a result of the increasing demand, many fuel stations ran out of petrol on Saturday evening. 

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