The first bus of the nine busses allocated for the elders of the country commenced its first journey today. Hanguranketha Divisional Secretary also joined the tour which went to Saman Devalaya in Ratnapura. Steps have been taken to provide nine busses for Sri Lanka’s nine provinces under the instructions of Minister S.B. Dissanayaka. Each bus costs eight million rupees. It consists of special facilities for the elders. The buses are being kept with the Department of Probationary and Childcare of the provincial councils. The busses which can carry 45 passengers can be reserved free of charge by applying to the Divisional Secretary through elders associations.