Sri Lankan president request assit from Russia to buy fuel

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking for Sri Lanka’s support in purchasing fuel from Russia, the media reports citing sources in the presidential office.

The report also states that the president hopes to discuss with the Russian president over the phone and is also looking forward to joining a trip to Moscow.

Sri Lanka is currently facing an acute fuel crisis and fuel is being released only for essential services.

Daily MirrorĀ