Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's private bus owners to discuss bus fare hike with minister
Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 09:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 25, Colombo: Private bus owners in Sri Lanka will discuss the increase in bus fares place following the latest fuel price hike with the Private Transport Minister tomorrow.

The Private Bus Owners' Association (PBOA) says that a bus fare hike was the only option since the authorities had not responded to the diesel subsidy demanded by them.

Head of the PBOA, Gemunu Wijerathna has said that a bus fare hike was the only option given the current situation.

Private Transport Ministry Secretary Victor Samaraweera has noted that the future course of action in relation to a bus fare hike would be decided after Tuesday's meeting between the private bus owners and Private Transport Minister C.B. Ratnayake.

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has denied permission for a bus fare hike any time soon.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Freedom Party to take disciplinary action against four elected MPs
-- [5 minutes ago]
Prime Minister requests a report on destruction of last season's paddy stocks
-- [2 hours ago]
U.S. Embassy building eight Schools in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province for $3.3 million
-- [6 hours ago]
Australia supports Sri Lankan Government's democratic reform and good governance agenda
Sri Lankan President allows the opposition to select own leader
Sri Lanka Environmental Authority temporarily revokes suspension order on Coca-Cola
Colombo Stock Exchange educates government pensioners on personal financial planning
Former Afghan leader Hamid Karzai arrives in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, monetary policy appropriate
Sri Lanka President addresses issues in implementing national program to eradicate drug menace

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.