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By Chaturanga Samarawickrama  

More than 1,300 Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) buses would be assigned for election duties based on a request by the Elections Commission fewer than three categories, SLTB DGM (Operations) P.H.R.T. Chandrasiri said yesterday.  

Speaking to the Daily Mirror he said buses would be assigned for transporting ballot boxes, transporting officials and for the Sri Lanka Police Department to transport Police officers.  
“More buses will be assigned for transporting ballot boxes,” he said.  


“The buses were requested for four days until Sunday (17) by the Elections Commissioner through the transport committee,” he said.  


“Eastern Province had requested 188 SLTB buses for transporting ballot boxes. 320 buses had been requested by the Western Province and likewise, all other 
provinces had requested buses.   


“Rajarata Region (Anuradhapura, Horowpothana, Dambulla, Kekirawa, Polonnaruwa, and Kebithigollewa) and North-Western Provinces did not request for buses,” he said.   However, 1,300 more buses had been assigned than the number of buses that were assigned during the previous election, Mr Chandrasiri said.   Circulars regarding making payments for releasing SLTB buses for election duties were sent to relevant authorities. The SLTB had calculated the minimum reservation charges of Rs.15,000 per day/per bus.  

 

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