CABINET APPROVES PURCHASE OF LOW-FLOOR BUSES

CABINET APPROVES PURCHASE OF LOW-FLOOR BUSES

CABINET APPROVES PURCHASE OF LOW-FLOOR BUSES

Written by Zulfick Farzan

12 Jan, 2021 | 10:13 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); 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 Government Information Department, 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.

For this purpose, there is a need to purchase 200 buses suitable for short-distance travel which are more comfortable and suitable for short-distance running than the existing buses.

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.

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