Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices, encourages people to work from home
24 May, 2022, 6:05 pm
COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka hiked petrol prices by 20%-24% on Tuesday and also increased diesel prices by 35%-38%, Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said.
In a message on Twitter, Wijesekera said government-set transport and other service charges will also increase correspondingly. “Work from home will be encouraged to minimize the use of fuel and to manage the energy crisis,” he added.