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* Sri Lankan government to purchase over 2,000 new buses from Ashok Leyland for state transport sector
Sat, Mar 22, 2014, 11:08 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to purchase over 2,000 new buses for the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) fleet to provide a better transport service to the commuters.

The government has received approval from the Cabinet to a proposal made by Transport Minister Kumara Welgama to award a contract to purchase 2,200 new buses for the SLTB.

Accordingly, the government will award the contract to Ashok Leyland Ltd. India to supply 800 two- door, 42-seat buses at the unit price of US $31,100 and 1,400 semi luxury 54-seat buses at the unit price of US $34,100 as recommended by the Cabinet Appointed Negotiating Committee (CANC).

The entire purchase will take place within a period of five years.

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