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Private bus operators demand fare hike

The General Secretary of the All Island Private Bus Operator’s Association Anjana Priyanjith said that bus fares need to be increased with the recent fuel price hike. He said that all bus associations will demand a 10 percent hike in bus fares to offset the loss with the increased fuel prices. They have proposed for the increase of the minimum bus fare from Rs.12 to Rs.15.

He said that discussions scheduled to be held today with the NTC was cancelled due to the subject Minister being out of the country.” We will discuss the matter with the subject Minister once he arrives,” he said.

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