“India – a committed partner and a true friend of Sri Lanka. High Commissioner handed over 40,000 MT fuel consignment by Indian Oil Corp to Hon’ble Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila today. India -Sri Lanka partnership continues to work towards energy security of Sri Lanka,” the High Commission tweeted
Minister of Ports and Shipping Rohitha Abeygunawardena said the Indian tanker ship ‘Swarna Pushp’ carrying 38,000 MT diesel arrived at the Port of Colombo last night.
He said steps will be taken to immediately unload the consignment and hand over the fuel to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation.
Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila speaking to the media said they are ready to provide the required diesel to the Ceylon Electricity Board.
Source : Colombo Page