Sri Lankan Minister hints at work hour changes to save time, fuel, and reserves

Sri Lankan Minister hints at work hour changes to save time, fuel, and reserves

Sri Lankan Minister hints at work hour changes to save time, fuel, and reserves

Written by Zulfick Farzan

21 Feb, 2022 | 7:51 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Irrigation Minister Chamal Rajapaksa has hinted that working hours should likely be changed as a solution to the morning traffic in Colombo and suburbs.

He made these comments on Monday (21) after he was delayed by traffic in attending an event in Kaduwela.

“I was delayed by 15 minutes to reach this location. The reason was the traffic and the congestion of vehicles on the road,” said the Minister adding that there needs to be a focus on reducing traffic ac well.

He suggested that consideration needs to be given to travel convenience and work hour convenience, thereby reducing fuel consumption and protecting the foreign reserves.

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