The Committee to amend fuel prices is scheduled to meet this evening.
A spokesman of the Ministry to the Hiru News Division that this committee will meet at the Finance Ministry at about 6.00 pm today.
This fuel price amendment committee meets on the 10 of every month and determines the prices of fuel according to the price formula. Last month on the 10, the price of a liter of Octane 92 petrol was reduced by one rupee and the price of a liter of Octane 95 petrol was reduced by two rupees.
Arrangements were made on that occasion to reduce the price of a liter of Super Diesel by two rupees. Accordingly, the current price of a liter of petrol is Rs. 137 and the price of a liter of Octane 95 petrol is Rs. 161.
The price of a liter of Super Diesel at present is Rs. 132.