March 2, 2024



Sri Lanka Introduces Fuel Rationing Via QR Code

Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden – July 25, 2022

Last week, the Minister of Power and Energy of the economic wasteland that is Sri Lanka,introduced “National Fuel Pass”, a fuel rationing scheme amid the raging economic crisis and shortage of fuel in the island country.

According to minister Kanchana Wijesekera, the new pass will guarantee the allocation of fuel quota on weekly basis. A QR code will be given for each National Identity Card number (NIC), once the vehicle identification number and other details are verified. As NDTV reports, people with registered vehicles will get their turns based on the last digit of their registration number. Tourists and foreigners will be given priority to take fuel in Colombo.

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