Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Sri Lanka will add a fuel surcharge on electricity bills following an increase in petroleum prices, Jayatissa de Costa, Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission, said in Colombo today.
Households will be imposed a surcharge of 25 percent to 40 percent, based on consumption, and 15 percent for hotels and industry, De Costa said. Schools, hospitals and religious places will be exempt from the surcharge, he said.
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