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The government decides to continue with the kerosene subsidy to the relevant recipients

The government has decided to continue with the kerosene subsidy. Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development Upali Marasinghe says, thereby low income families without electricity and owners of vessels that use kerosene as fuel, are eligible to enjoy the kerosene subsidy. A plan will be devised to credit the funds to be provided as concessions, directly to the recipient's bank account. Relevant information will be collated through the Department of Fisheries and the Samurdhi Movement.