Bus fare revision to be submitted to Cabinet next week

Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 10:40

Deputy Minister of Transport Ashok Abeysinghe says the Cabinet paper on bus fare revision will be submitted to Cabinet next Tuesday.
It was decided to revise the bus fares by 12.5% and the minimum bus fare to Rs. 12 at a meeting last evening (May 16).
The bus unions were planning to stage a strike from midnight yesterday against the fare revision of 6.56% approved by the Cabinet on last Tuesday.