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Minister of Transport Kumar Welgama takes the wheel, during the launch of a new bus service on the Colombo- Katunayake expressway. Welgama an owner of a transport fleet seems comfortable in his new role as driver, albeit it being momentary. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana







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  • Prof. Calculas Monday, 28 October 2013 12:09 PM

    There were times in Sri Lanka when tourist traveled in limousines.

    dr ceylon Wednesday, 30 October 2013 12:25 PM

    if he has bus complany,why the hell he dont privetise the corrupt and useless government run bus company ???.

    Sri Lankan Monday, 28 October 2013 03:47 PM

    Nice stunt Hon.Minister. But do you have a valid drivers license to operate this bus?

    Sri Lankan Monday, 28 October 2013 03:45 PM

    Good stunt Hon. Minister.

    but do you have a valid drivers license to operate this bus?

    Sanath Monday, 28 October 2013 03:29 PM

    These CTB buses.. not from Welgama transport...

    Gamarala Monday, 28 October 2013 01:22 PM

    I thought the two large posters on the windscreen is illegal, it may curtail his vision to drive safely.

    balu Monday, 28 October 2013 01:19 PM

    THIS GUY WILL MILK IT NOW

    KABAB Monday, 28 October 2013 01:16 PM

    Why handwritten tickets? What happened to the machines?

    Concerned Monday, 28 October 2013 01:01 PM

    He is almost blinded by two poster on the windscreen!

    mercy Monday, 28 October 2013 12:24 PM

    With all the negatives its good project lets look positively though overall the negatives far outwieghs the positives.

    Kamal Ratwatte Monday, 28 October 2013 09:06 AM

    Dear Hon. Minister,

    You are doing a fantastic job. Your vision for the public transport system in Sri Lanka is much commendable. Hope your efforts are appreciated by the superiors. Well Done.

    udaya Monday, 28 October 2013 11:25 AM

    we being ask to remove all the stickers pasted on windscreen . the minister is braking the law by driving a bus on the highway with two 2 sticker of the two guys on windscreen and breaking the law.

    MagodisThuma Monday, 28 October 2013 11:10 AM

    This is the job he can do !

    WAC Monday, 28 October 2013 11:04 AM

    This job may suit you better than being a minister..

    Makolis Monday, 28 October 2013 10:52 AM

    Welgama is a people man....he deserve applause not the government

    Padma Monday, 28 October 2013 10:48 AM

    good work to be reduced the fees its is too much for locals

    willows Monday, 28 October 2013 10:00 AM

    Good work

    ANTON Monday, 28 October 2013 09:49 AM

    DON'T KNOW WHY FOREIGNERS WERE SO EXCITED.

    ANTON Monday, 28 October 2013 09:47 AM

    TAKE CARE , HE ALWAYS TURNS TO LEFT.


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