5,533 state vehicles not in running condition; Cabinet decides to repair them

5,533 state vehicles not in running condition; Cabinet decides to repair them

5,533 state vehicles not in running condition; Cabinet decides to repair them

Written by Zulfick Farzan

24 Aug, 2021 | 10:45 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); A report on the number of vehicles that belong to the government was tabled to the Cabinet of Ministers on Monday (23).

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to utilize the repairable vehicles not in running condition.

In addition, the cabinet decided to discard irreparable vehicles subject to a formal methodology with immediate effect.

• There are 82,194 vehicles under the government institution including the Ministries, State Enterprises and Provincial Councils and Local Government Institutions.

• Out of them, 76,661 vehicles are under running condition while, 5533 vehicles are not under running condition.

• Out of the vehicles under running condition there are 33,931 vehicles under the ownership of the government institutions including the Ministries, 26,395 vehicles under State Enterprises and 16,335 under the Provincial Councils and Local Government Institutions.

• Approximately 8,500 senior officials in State institution have been granted to use their private vehicles for official transport purposes followed by payment of a monthly allowance.

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