The Central Board of Transport (CTB) passenger bus fleet has been increased by adding 200 renovated busses at a simple function held under the patronage of Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today (09/02/2024) near Japan Sri Lanka Friendship Road, adjacent to the Parliament complex.
These busses were discarded and taken out of service earlier. They were fully renovated under a concept of Minister of Transport, Highways and Mass Media, Dr. Bandula Gunawardena. Engineers and technicians from 107 C.T.B depots and 11 regional work stations throughout the island have renovated these buses with the aim of further strengthening the CTB bus fleet.
State Ministers Sisira Jayakodi, Chamara Sampath Dasanayake, Member of Parliament Jayantha Katagoda, Gunathilaka Rajapaksa, Chairman of Ceylon Transport Board ,Engineer Lalith De Alwis, Chief Executive Officer Mahesh Kulathilaka, C.T.B -Deputy General Managers and other officials attended the event.