Prices of Octane 95 and Super Diesel up

By Hiran H. Senewiratne

The price of Octane 95 petrol was raised by 2 rupees to Rs. 157 per litre, while the price of a litre of Super Diesel was increased by a rupee to Rs. 130 from Rs. 129, with effect from midnight yesterday, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.

Addressing the media at the Finance Ministry the minister went on to state that the prices of Octane 92 petrol and normal diesel would remain unchanged at Rs. 148 and Rs. 118 respectively. He added that the government took into consideration the Singapore fuel price index and the depreciation of the rupee in making these revisions.

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