Columbia: Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis in the last seven decades. In order to manage the situations and save fuel, the schools are closed and the employees are asked to take work from home.
The international exchange rate still remains at an all-time low. Food shortage still continues to its worst and the country needs 22 million rupees to meet the food, fuel and medicines.
Shelton, a 67 years old auto driver said that he was standing in the queue in a fuel station for the last four days without enough sleep or proper food.
Kanchana Wijesekera, the Minister of Energy, clarified that currently the country needs 9,000 tonnes of diesel and 6,000 tonnes of petrol.
A team from the International Monetary Fund had visited the country and announced a 3 billion bailout package.
The fuel supply is taking place in many places by providing a token.