Jan 12, 2021

Cabinet approves purchase of low-floor buses

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the purchase of 200 low-floor buses suitable for short-distance travel for the Sri Lanka Transport Board.

According to the list of Cabinet decisions taken yesterday (11), the State Ministry of vehicle regulation, bus transport services and train compartment and motor car industry plans to launch a public transport service with modern facilities in Colombo and suburbs with parking facilities.

The Cabinet had approved for the purchase following a limited competitive bidding process from reputable local companies and to secure necessary funds for this purpose.