During the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the joy of receiving a domestic cooking gas cylinder is priceless.
Please click on the images to find out what happens when a truckful of domestic cooking gas cylinders arrives in Colombo.
IMAGE: A man celebrates as a truck carrying domestic cooking gas cylinders arrives for distribution.
All photographs: Pulitzer Prize Winner Adnan Abidi/Reuters
IMAGE: A soldier guards the truck carrying the cylinders before distribution.
IMAGE: A relieved lady carries a cylinder home.
IMAGE: A couple carries a gas cylinder home.
IMAGE: Elsewhere in Colombo, a child stands next to empty cylinders as he waits with his parents in a queue to buy a gas cylinder if it arrives.
IMAGE: A lady sits on a chair next to her empty cylinders as she waits with others in a queue to buy gas cylinders if it arrives.