The price of kerosene will reduced to a price between Rs.75 to Rs. 80 per liter from today onwards. A media release issued by the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dilip Wedaarachchi stated the price will be reduced by Rs. 25 to Rs. 30.
“The decision was taken after discussions with the Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera,” the media release said.
e media release further stated that the decision was made due to the hardships faced by the fishing community and the low income earning families