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Several private bus operators who were involved in today’s bus strike have requested for a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena and Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva at 5 p.m. today, the Transport Ministry said.

A decision on whether to continue the bus strike is expected to be taken after this meeting.

 

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  • De Silva Friday, 02 December 2016 05:37 PM

    At this rate all the criminals will start demonstrations demanding not to pass death sentence

    De Silva Friday, 02 December 2016 05:44 PM

    Those private bus drivers intimidate other road users. They trail behind you, Non stop tooting the hone, Over take and stop in front of you to pick up passengers,Non stop flashing the head lights . Please Mr President DO NOT LET THEM GET AWAY with this.

    Shelly. Friday, 02 December 2016 05:47 PM

    Better hand over Govt to bus and tuk tuk operators JMOA ANTARE . Yahapalanaya is utter failure. I am ashamed to be a civilized person. via DM Android App

    regular traveller Friday, 02 December 2016 05:55 PM

    Please don't bow down. Keep the fine as at. Be like PM. Modi Rd 500 and Rs1000 concept. He has not given into anybody.

    Lion Friday, 02 December 2016 06:19 PM

    Sirisena's contribution to lawlessness of the country to get petty popularity.

    Kdz Friday, 02 December 2016 06:49 PM

    No more votes for you Mr. Sirisena. You are not strong enough to run this country.

    gdj100 Friday, 02 December 2016 06:54 PM

    You must we from the LPBOA? How does it feel to drive in a disciplined manner?

    SamJ Friday, 02 December 2016 06:54 PM

    Iam shame to say I voted for MS who has to leadership qualities or firmness to Govern.Better he hand over Govt. to Private Bus and Three Weeler Association. via DM Android App

    Rufus Norton Friday, 02 December 2016 07:17 PM

    This is a test of strength for the President. If he fails, nobody will have any respect for him as a weak President. All vehicle drivers are well aware of the gross and blatant violation of the traffic laws by these buses and three-wheelers. There must be a good deterrent.

    law Friday, 02 December 2016 08:12 PM

    these bus and tuk buggers should be taught a good lesson. increase the fine to 40k ..

    concern Friday, 02 December 2016 09:25 PM

    They have already taken over !

    RanjitS Saturday, 03 December 2016 06:50 AM

    President should not get involved in these unreasonable demands. Yes indeed it is a shame for MS to get involved.


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