Gas Price Reduction Likely In Coming Days: Inflation To Reach Single Digit Rate By Year End

Sagala Ratnayaka, the Chief of Presidential Staff and Presidential Adviser on National Security, is optimistic about a further decrease in gas prices in Sri Lanka in the coming days.

Speaking at the United National Party May Day rally at Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, Ratnayaka expressed confidence in the government's efforts to address the country's economic challenges. He noted that inflation has already decreased from 70% to 35%, with a goal of reaching single digits by the end of the year.

Ratnayaka has previously instructed officials to provide prompt solutions to issues related to fuel, gas, and paddy in the country. The government has been actively working towards resolving these issues and providing relief to those affected by the fuel crisis.

Ratnayaka has specifically highlighted the need for prompt solutions to problems related to kerosene.