Circular to issue fuel only to vehicles

A circular would be issued today declaring that fuel should be pumped only to vehicles, Petroleum Resources Development Ministry Secretary Upali Marasinghe said.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror he said fuel would not be pumped to bottles or cans until the fuel crisis has been resolved.

The decision was taken at a meeting held at the Ministry attended by Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, he said.