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::

* Private bus owners in Sri Lanka blame authorities for the accidents involving public transport buses
Mon, Jan 20, 2014, 08:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 20, Colombo: A private bus owners' association in Sri Lanka has blamed the authorities for the fatal accidents involving public transport buses.

The Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association (LPBOA) says the inability of the National Transport Commission (NTC) to regulate the country's bus service has resulted in the accidents involving long distance buses.

LPBOA Head Gemunu Wijeratne told the media that the NTC instead of regulating the bus service, was only interested in collecting monies from the inter-provincial bus owners.

The inter-provincial buses that are engaged in long distance travel are therefore not properly regulated.

The recent increase in accidents involving long distance buses has resulted in many deaths in the past few weeks.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Former Sri Lankan president says media blitz to vilify him
-- [1 hour and 18 minutes ago]
All ranks, privileges and pension restored for former Sri Lanka Army commander
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Telecom to offer CYREN cybersecurity solution
-- [3 hours ago]
No change in Sri Lanka's liberal market policies with India, Minister assures
-- [4 hours ago]
Six new provincial governors sworn in Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Senior journalist Dharmasri Ekanayake appointed President's Media Director
-- [6 hours ago]
UK Minister Hugo Swire to visit Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Attorney General summoned by Appeal Court in case against KP
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan court orders probe in to UPFA MP's accounts over investigation into drug peddling
-- [7 hours ago]
New Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka takes office

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.