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Ministry of Transport & Civil Aviation was established with a mission of develop a land transport system at minimum operational cost and re-build an efficient and cost effective transportation system which will enhance our economic competitiveness together with an improved quality of life of the people.

And also to introduce a mission centric, pro-active, knowledgeable and team oriented transport sector work force.

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It is vital to give technical training to excess staff of the SLTB...

Minister of Transport Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva stated that the SLTB shall be strengthened under a programme of uplifting the revenue of the SLTB through effective deployment of excess employees of SLTB after giving them a technical training.

The Minister expressed these views at the event of transferring 07 buses, which were crashed because of accidents and fully repaired by the Lakdiva Engineering Company - Ekala ,which comes under the SLTB.

Deputy Minister of Transport Mr. Ashok  Abeysinghe, Secretary of the Ministry  Mr. Nihal Somaweera, Chairman of the SLTB Mr. Ramal Siriwardena , Chairman of the Lakdiva Engineering Company,Ekala Mr. Ravi Gunawardena  and other officials participated in this event.

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Rideethanna Railway Station for public service…

Rideethanna railway station, which was not functioned well earlier, was declared opened for the public service recently by the Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation.  It was decided to stop two Colombo-Batticaloa trains at this railway station in due course.

Many general public including Railway-General Manager, Deputy General Manager, and Local Councilors participated in this occasion.

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