Minister of Transport Bandula Gunawardana said 50 additional trains will be deployed for operations over the next two weeks.
He noted that proposals from experts on possible solutions to issues in the public transportation sector will be sought, and that proposals that can be implemented quickly will be implemented within the next two weeks.
He also said that he hopes to discuss long-term proposals with transportation officials and external parties before making further plans.
Minister Gunawardana made these remarks during a workshop with experts in the sector at the Ministry of Transport and Highways.
By Thameenah Razeek