The fuel prices have been increased due to the fuel price increase in the World Market.
There has been an extraordinary increase in fuel prices in the World Market due to the political disturbances in many regions of the Middle East and the world economic crisis. The Petroleum Corporation has decided to increase prices in order to cover the loss in the circumstances. Accordingly the price of petrol has been increased by 10 rupees. Lanka Auto Diesel price has been increased by 3 rupees and Super Diesel price by 10 rupees. The Petroleum Corporation said that kerosene oil price has also been increased by 10 rupees.