Private bus unions postpone strike by one week

The strike scheduled to be held on January 18 has been postponed by one week, Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association President Gemunu Wijeratne said.

He said the Transport Minister has assured to resolve their issues by having a discussion with the President’s Secretary on Monday and with Provincial Council’s officials on Wednesday.

“Therefore, we decided to postpone the strike by one week and wait for the results of these meetings. If the discussions failed, we will launch the strike next week,” he said.