Private bus strike scheduled for tomorrow called off

Private-BusA strike which was scheduled to be staged by private bus operators tomorrow has been called off.

The strike was to be staged over the failure by the authorities to agree to a bus fare hike.

However, President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) Gemunu Wijeratne said the strike was called off following talks held with President Maithripala Sirisena. (Colombo Gazette)