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18 electric buses will be deployed for the benefit of the commuters insight Colombo city limit.

Sri Lanka Transport Board is getting ready to deploy 18 electric buses for the benefit of the commuters insight the Colombo city limit. Accordingly, a report including the prerequisites and standard features of the proposed buses have been prepared and submitted to the ministery of transport. The chairman of Sri Lanka Transport Board Ramal Siriwardane said the buses will be purchased through the tender procedures. The treasury has provided 500 million rupees to purchase 50 electric buses. The cabinet has approved this proposal. Under the first phase based on the procurement process 18 electric buses will be purchased.