(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Public Utility Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has decided to inspect the quality of fuel dispensed at island wide filling stations and whether the right quantity is released from the fuel sheds.
Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Janaka Ratnayake said the Consumer Affairs Authority and the Weights and Measures Department will jointly implement the program to inspect the fuel quality with the approval of the cabinet of ministers.
Accordingly, random samples obtained from filling stations across the country will be checked to see whether the fuel issued to the consumers has the right amount and whether the fuel has been adulterated with anything else.
He said the measure has been taken since they are receiving a large number of complaints regarding the quality of fuel dispensed at filling stations.
The PUCSL Chairman said they have received complaints from public over the quality of fuel and fuel stations mixing petroleum products with water, kerosene, and other liquids.
He said the fuel dispensing pumps will also be inspected during the process.