Sri Lanka is in the process of opening up the fuel retail business and the latest invitees are Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Tharaka Balasuirya extend an invitation to Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan while participating at Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)) 6th Summit in Kazakhstan place.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tursunov has suggested that a team to Kazakhstan to explore possibilities of collaboration would be welcome.
The employees of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation are protesting the proposal made by Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera to expand operations with foreign partners.
The proposal is to give out about 300 filling stations to foreign investors.