Fuel prices will not be increased


The minister of Petroleum Resources Development Chandima Weerakkody told parliament today that a price formula for the sale petroleum will be introduced next year.

He said that prices of oil will not be increased.

Overheads of the Health and the Labor ministries will be discussed today during the committee level debate in parliament. 

Participating in the debate, the minister of Health Rajitha Senarathna said the price of medicine would be reduced by 85% in the future.

He also said that medical tests performed on patients receiving treatment from OPDs will be conducted within the same hospitals.