The strike which was initiated by employees of the S.L.T.B Depot at Ambalantota continues today.
This strike which commenced yesterday based on several demands including the non payment of salaries for the employees for the month of February a large number of passengers and students are faced with many inconveniences.
It is reported that the long distance passenger services of the Ambalantota SLTB depot which travel to Colombo, Galle, Matara, Ratnapura, Kandy and Kataragama had stopped completely while the passenger services which travel on the by roads between Ambalantota and Hambantota have been disrupted completely.
Meanwhile, employees of 11 SLTB depots in the Sabaragamuwa Province too commenced a strike yesterday.
A conductor of the Ambilipitiya Bus Depot Aruna Gamage stated that this strike had commenced in several depots including Avissawella, Ambilipitiya, Ratnapura, Rambukkana, Kalawana and Godawela.