President had made a clear remark that market forces to keep running
“There were roads that were in a state of disrepair,” Minister Gunawardana said. “So this is for urgent work.”
Steps are underway to digitalize functions of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB)
We estimate the cost of the reconstruction at 96 million
Palali international airport will be expanded with bigger passenger terminal and duty-free shopping mall
If Sri Lanka is to attract high-end tourism, domestic air transportation has to be developed, tourism minister says.
Squatters along the Kelani Valley railway reservation from Siwali Pura to Kirulapona were re-housed under an ADB fund.
Exhibition of electric vehicles produced by local designers, to promote electric vehicle use among ministry officials
A new system of issuing vehicle licences called eRL 2.0 is to be implemented in 8 provinces
Project to relocate squatters living on Sri Lanka Railways lands along Kelanivalley line, and improve railway efficiency
Most road projects are suspended due to lack of funding after Sri Lanka declared bankruptcy
“If this strike continues, more trains will have to be cancelled,” said Indipolage.
The accident had occurred near the Horape railway station in the Gampaha district.
Striking employees responsible for passenger's death, Transport minister says
“The government is prepared to lease these lands in a transparent manner for projects by charging an appropriate rent....
"According to the calculation there should be an increase of 6.42 percent in bus fares."
Entrepreneurs from Sri Lanka and India are encouraged to join this opportunity.
On April 15 and 16, a total generation of 70,558,100 was collected from vehicles that used the expressway.
Gunawardena said the new system, which will see QR-enabled cards issued to passengers, will be launched in due course.
"We hope to reduce it by 8-10 percent and will be applied from tomorrow."
"The minimum rate will be cut to 30 rupees from tonight,” Lasantha Alagiyawana said.
The disease is also slightly spreading to other provinces in Sri Lanka
Pilot projects are planned in Colombo and Gampaha districts initially.
"And we cannot expect and do not hope for money from the government."
SLTB plans to include 500 more buses from through an India credit line in 2023 and so far 125 buses have been added.
The multi-task force was allocated 9.8 billion rupees in the 2023 budget.