Increased fuel quotas to remain unchanged

The fuel quotas which were increased in view of the festive season,  will remain unchanged until further notice, Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says.

Fuel quotas were revised on 04 April in view of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, with the quota for three-wheelers being increased from 5 litres to 8 litres,
motorcycles from 4 litres to 7 litres, buses from 40 litres to 60 litres, cars from 20 litres to 30 litres, land vehicles from 15 litres to 25 litres, lorries from 50 litres to 75 litres, quadric cycles from 4 litres to 6 litres, special purpose vehicles from 20 litres to 30 litres and vans from 20 litres to 30 litres.

The decision was taken at a Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) progress review meeting on April 24, during which fuel quotas, distribution, the fuel cargo import plant and the National Fuel Pass QR system were discussed.