Sri Lanka to operate only essential services till July 10 amidst acute fuel shortage | India News - Times of India
India News: COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government on Monday announced that only essential services will operate from midnight till July 10 and all other operations w.
Sri Lanka to Operate Only Essential Services Till July 10 Amidst Acute Fuel Shortage
The move came days after Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday last said that the debt-laden economy of the island nation has collapsed after months of shortages of food, fuel and electricity, and cannot even purchase imported oil
Sri Lanka stops fuel supply to non-essential services as crisis worsens
Sri Lanka will shut schools and only allow fuel supplies to services deemed essential like health, trains and buses for two weeks starting Tuesday, a minister said, in a desperate attempt to deal with a severe shortage.
Sri Lanka suspends fuel sales for two weeks as economic crisis worsens
Ban on sales to everything except essential services comes as nation tries to conserve fuel supplies that are barely enough to last a single dayCash-strapped Sri Lanka has announced a two-week halt to all fuel sales except for essential services and called for a partial shutdown as its unprecedented economic crisis deepened.The south Asian nation is facing its worst economic meltdown since gaining independence from Britain in 1948, and has been …