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Sri Lanka doubles fuel quota for Three-wheelers from November

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – Sri Lanka has decided to increase the fuel quota allocated for Three-Wheelers.The President's Media Division said that President Ranil Wickremesinghe has approved to double the fuel qouta for three-wheelers.The first stage will be from the Western Province and the registration of three-wheelers will commence from the 1st of November 2022.The PMD said that QR refueling on the increased fuel quota will commence from the 6th of November 2022, and the other provinces will follow in stages..

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