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Sunday, 23 December 2018 - 19:12
Government says that unimaginable concessions will be given in future; Bus and three wheeler fares also to be reduced
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Minister of Public Enterprises, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development, Lakshman Kiriella stated that unimaginable concessions will be provided to the general public through the next budget.

The Minister made this comment in response to questions raised by journalists subsequent to paying courtesy calls on the Chief Prelates of the Asgiri and Malwathu Chapters this morning.

Meanwhile, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Arjuna Ranatunga stated that measures will be taken to revise bus fares in the future in line with the reduced fuel prices.

In response to questions raised by journalists following a ceremony in Veyangoda today, Minister Ranatunga stated that discussions in this regard will be held with bus owners’ associations.

Meanwhile, convening a press briefing in Colombo today, the President of the Three-Wheeler Drivers’ and Industry Workers Union, K.D. Alwis stated that it was decided to reduce the fare of the 1st kilometre of three-wheelers by 10 rupees from midnight on the 25th.

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