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Private Bus Association calls for Covid- 19 insurance cover for passengers

President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association Gemunu Wijeratne has requested the government to assist in obtaining Covid-19 insurance covers for passengers.

Wijeratne speaking to The Morning said passengers are at risk of contracting the virus when travelling and that the association had requested  a meeting with the Transport Ministry to discuss on the topic of obtaining Covid-19 insurance covers for passengers.

“We have requested a meeting with the Transport Ministry, failing which we will talk to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.”

Wijeratne speaking further said he fears a second Covid-19 wave and that passengers must be given required protection.