In Colombo, the country's capital, former cricketer Roshan Mahanama gave tea and buns to people waiting at gas stations.
Sri Lanka is going through its worst financial crisis since gaining its freedom, and food and fuel are in constant short supply everywhere. The island nation's electricity minister announced on Friday that the country's fuel supply will run out in five days, which caused gas station lines to grow by a few kilometres.
We served tea and buns with the team from Community Meal Share this evening for the people at the petrol queues around Ward Place and Wijerama mawatha.— Roshan Mahanama (@Rosh_Maha) June 18, 2022
The queues are getting longer by the day and there will be many health risks to people staying in queues. pic.twitter.com/i0sdr2xptI
The world cup-winning cricketer, along with a few volunteers, provided tea and buns to people waiting at the gas stations in an effort to lessen their misery.
He posted a couple images of himself on Twitter along with the following: This evening, alongside the Community Meal Share crew, we provided tea and buns for the individuals waiting in the gas lines around Ward Place and Wijerama Mawatha. People standing in lines will face numerous health dangers as they grow longer every day.