Private+buses+will+be+streamlined%3A+Finance+Minister+
Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 14:26
Private buses will be streamlined: Finance Minister
3,702

Views

The government will take steps to streamline all private buses, Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake said yesterday.

He said the government is paying serious attention to a private bus monopoly taking place especially in Jaffna, Maharagama and Narahenpita areas.

Minister Karunanayake also promised to regulate busses in expressways. He added that tenders to issue new licenses for buses along expressways will be soon called. The minister also accused the previous government for issuing licenses through political influence.

He said a joint time table for state-run and private buses will soon be in place, while introducing an electronic payment system from next month.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
916 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
47,290 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,546 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
42,384 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
219 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
96,730 Views
Top