The reason behind the delay of LP Gas in the market is, the cylinders are being fitted with new valves, gas companies have revealed.
They have revealed this during a discussion with the State Minister of Cooperative Services, Marketing Development and Consumer Protection – Lasantha Alagiyawanna yesterday (29).
The discussion was also attended by the Controller General of Imports and Exports, the Director General of Customs, the Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority and the Secretary to the Ministry of Technology.
The Consumer Affairs Authority has requested the gas companies to take measures as soon as possible for consumers to purchase gas more conveniently.
Long queues of people waiting to get LP gas can be seen for weeks now, in many parts of the country.