President ensures fuel for school buses & vans
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has given directives to make necessary arrangements at Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) depots to supply fuel to all buses and vans transporting school children.
The instructions were given to Transport Minister Bandula Gunawardena at a meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning (23).
Accordingly, SLTB depots will supply fuel to vehicles engaged in transporting school children, starting from 3.00 p.m. today.
Earlier this week, the Ministry of Education announced that schools will restart next Monday (25). The ministry also stated that children are to go to schools for 03 days only, namely Monday, Tuesday and Thursday with online activities done on Wednesday and Friday.