Apr 19, 2022

Bus fares upped

The Lanka Private Bus Owners Association has announced that it was approved to increase bus fares by 35% with effect from today (18).

Gemunu Wijeratne, the Chairman of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association said the minimum bus fare will be revised to Rs. 27/-

The price hike comes after both the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation and the Lanka IOC decided to increase fuel prices this week.

Earlier, Transport minister Dilum Amunugama also said that bus fares will have to increased.

Tense situations have been reported from several areas after CPC increased fuel prices from midnight yesterday (18), following a price hike by LIOC.

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