Board of Inquiry To Identify Officers’ Responsible For Petrol Shortage Pursuant To Cabinet Sub-Committee Report

November 16, 2017

The Cabinet has approved the report of the Cabinet Sub-Committee appointed to review on the petrol shortage which prevailed in the country within the first week of November.

The report was submitted by Chairman of the Sub-Committee, Special Assignment Minister (Dr.) Sarath Amunugama.

The report has identified the cause for the crisis as defects in Fuel Stock Management and has recommended appointing a Board of Inquiry with the participation of officials with specialized technical knowledge to identify the responsible officers.

It also includes recommendations to prevent such a situation in the future. Cabinet of Ministers has decided to act according to recommendations of this report.


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