Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Govt. to strictly implement Essential Services Regulations for Railways and Public Transport

by jagath
October 5, 2023 8:13 am 0 comment 528 views

The Government decided to strictly implement Essential Services Regulations related to Railways and other Public Transport services last night.

An Extraordinary Gazette notification was issued by the Secretary to the President Saman Ekanayake, by order of the President declaring services related to Ports, Airports and Passenger Transport as essential services.

Relevant authorities in charge of the Railways and other public passenger transport services have been notified to strictly implement rules and regulations related to this Gazette notification and have been advised to take necessary action against employees violating the regulations including failure to report for work without any valid reason.

The Government issued the Gazette declaring public transport as an essential service considering it necessary that the services provided by any State institution which is engaged in provision of the specified services, is essential to the life of the public.


You may also like

Leave a Comment


The Sunday Observer is the oldest and most circulated weekly English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka since 1928

[email protected] 
Call Us : (+94) 112 429 361

Advertising Manager:
Sudath   +94 77 7387632
Web Advertising :
Nuwan   +94 77 727 1960
Classifieds & Matrimonial
Chamara  +94 77 727 0067

Facebook Page

All Right Reserved. Designed and Developed by Lakehouse IT Division