When we contacted the Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority Hasitha Tillakaratne in this regard he said so far no approval has been given for the increase of gas cylinders.
Both companies has sought approval to increase the price of gas as gas prices have escalated in the world market.
The price of a cylinder of gas was increased by Rs. 110 last year raising the price of a domestic 12.5 kg gas cylinder to Rs. 1431.