Due to the prevailing adverse weather conditions, the LP Gas consignment will now have to be unloaded via lorries causing a delay, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Prime Minister said this addressing parliament today (18).
Litro Gas Lanka Limited also said the two-LP gas shipments, for which the payment was settled yesterday, could not be unloaded last evening.
Accordingly, around 80,000 cylinders were scheduled to be distributed daily from Wednesday (18). However, The prevailing adverse weather conditions had hindered the unloading process, the company explained.
USD 5 million was paid for the consignment of LP Gas.