The new gas cylinder was inaugurated at a ceremony at Raalhugandu area on 22nd September 2014, Monday evening, by Managing Director of State Trading Organisation (STO) Adam Azim and Managing Director of Maldive Gas Abdulla Maumoon.
With a weight of just 5 kg, this new gas cylinder is 7 kg lighter than the Steel Cylinders used in Maldives, which weigh 12 kg.
The gas cylinder, a quality product of Norway, is also transparent and non-corrosive.
Speaking at the ceremony, Abdulla Maumoon said that the new gas cylinder was introduced after discussions with STO and President Yameen, who encourages the import of modern-technology products.
Azim, speaking at the ceremony, urged Maldivians increase the use of products that carry latest technologies.
Earlier, Maldive Gas conducted a fire and safety test for this new gas cylinder, under the direct supervision of Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF).
Maldive Gas has invited registration for purchase of ‘Lui Fulhi’. A new cylinder is priced at MVR 1999, and a refill at MVR 225.