Cabinet Approves 6% Bus Fare Hike


The Cabinet of Ministers this morning gave approval to increase bus fares by 6 percent, with effect from August 01.

Accordingly, the minimum bus fare will be increased to Rs. 9 from Rs. 8.

The Cabinet took the decision following a report submitted by Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva based on new formula, created by a panel of eminent scholars appointed by him.

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