28 Jun 2022

Non-essential petrol sales halted for two weeks in Sri Lanka

Fuel for nonessential vehicles has been suspended in Sri Lanka as the country faces its worst economic crisis in decades. Only buses, trains and vehicles for hospital services will be allowed to use fuel for the next two weeks. Urban schools have shut and the country’s 22 million residents have

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17 May 2022

Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, Prime Minister tells crisis-hit nation

Ranil Wickremisighe was appointed as Sri Lanka’s new prime minister on Thursday and announced on Monday the country was on its last day of petrol. The country’s power minister warned citizens to not join the long lines for fuel that have increased during the weeks of anti-government protests. In an

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