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Essential services are continuing

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 27, 2019 19:19

Essential services are continuing

The government has taken steps to maintain essential services although search operations are being conducted.A program is now being implemented to maintain a streamlined transport service.

Railway Technical Superintendent T.L. Wickremaratne said that trains are being run as usual except for the night mail train. A special program has been launched for the security of the commuters. Accordingly all trains leaving the Yard are being inspected. Railway security guards have been deployed to inspect parcels and suspicious individuals. SLTB Additional General Manger Operations P.R.T. Chandrasiri says that the Regional Managers have been instructed to operate busses identifying the needs of the passengers although there is a daily timetable to run busses. Chairman of the National Transport Commission Janaka Mallimarachchi said that private busses are run as usual.

The Petroleum Corporation has implemented a special program to distribute fuel without interruptions. The Government Information Department states that activities of the harbors are taking place as usual.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 27, 2019 19:19