Will price of Kerosene increase? According to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, kerosene prices would also need to increase soon.
The Prime Minister said that the fishermen will be compensated in cash in accordance with the increase in kerosene prices.
In response to a question about the challenges facing the Fisheries Industry posed in Parliament, he further noted that effort has been focused on providing the diesel, LP gas, groceries, and ice cubes needed for the multi-day trawlers.
The appropriate Ministries have already been alerted to take the necessary steps to deliver the necessary relief, according to PM Ranil Wickremasinghe.