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Petrol stock for only one day left, Lanka PM tells nation

The Tribune | 17/05/2022 08:53 AM | Click to read full article

Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister said on Monday the crisis-hit nation was down to its last day of petrol, as the country's Power Minister told citizens not to join the lengthy fuel queues that have galvanised weeks of anti-government protests.

"The next couple of months will be the most difficult ones of our lives. We must prepare ourselves to make some sacrifices and face the challenges of this period," he said.