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Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 18:13
Bus fares increased, strike called off
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The Ministry of Transport has agreed to increase the bus fares by 12.5% during a discussion held with the bus unions this evening (May 16).

The minimum bus fare will be revised to Rs. 12.

With this, the bus unions have agreed to call off the strike that was scheduled to be launched from midnight tonight.

The decision was taken after lengthy discussions held with the Transport Deputy Minister Ashok Abeysinghe.

The revised proposals will be presented to the Cabinet on this Tuesday.

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