50% private buses to begin operations today


By Nabiya Vaffoor

Private bus owners pledged to operate 50 per cent of private buses, today (18). Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA), President Gemunu Wijeratne said, inter-city buses will begin operations today to accommodate passengers returning to Colombo from their home towns after holidays.

Meanwhile, he noted that LPBOA and other unions met former Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe and he had promised to save the country in one-and-a- half years if he was appointed Premier with a new Cabinet and parliamentarians who could work with him.