The proposal had been made by the Minister of Water Supply.
Food prices in Sri Lanka rose 80.1 percent in the 12 months from June 2021 to June 2022.
"With this, we expect to meet our needs without shortages, and also to reduce prices through competition," he said.
The prime minister’s office said Thursday June 30 afternoon that the remaining 20 million dollars was from Litro.
It costs 32 rupees to generate one unit of electricity.
“If the parliamentarians can’t ensure our rights, then we might as well do it ourselves."
"We are talking to all the banks, even Samurdhi banks, to see if they can give us dollars."
More than 800 cooking gas explosions have been recorded in Sri Lanka since October 2021.
"The cylinders, regulators, stoves, and other equipment have remained unchanged."
Priyangani’s grieving widower now has but one goal: to take both the government and the gas company to court.
The next writ hearing will be on January 26.
Human Rights Commissioner Nimal Karunasiri said the gas companies have also been invited to the discussion.
The committee urged the public to refrain from testing for gas leaks using unsafe methods.
The MP also claimed that the current leadership’s image as a fearless doer has waned.
“It is not a food shortage but a food mafia. The new emergency regulations are to control this mafia.”
Local consumers still pay higher prices amid rice shortage speculations.
Colombo 01, 02, 03, 07, 08, 09, 10, and 11 will see water supply interrupted for 21-hours from 9:00 AM Saturday (10).
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