Private and State passenger bus fares have been increased following the latest fuel price hike.
The National Transport Commission said that bus fares have been increased by 19.5 percent.
The minimum bus fare has been increased to Rs. 32.00.
Fuel prices were increased with effect from today.
The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation said that Octane 92 petrol has been increased by Rs. 82 per litre, Octane 95 petrol has been increased by Rs. 77 per litre, Auto Diesel has been increased by Rs. 111 per litre and Super Diesel by Rs. 116.
Accordingly, Octane 92 Petrol will now be sold at Rs. 420 a litre, Octane 95 Petrol Rs. 450, Auto Diesel Rs. 400 and Super Diesel Rs. 445 at fuel stations operated by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation.
Lanka Indian Oil said that it has also increased the price of fuel from today. (Colombo Gazette)