Inter-provincial travel has been completely suspended once again as of midnight yesterday considering the spread of the coronavirus.
The transport sector said steps were taken to suspend inter-provincial transport services as per instructions issued by the government.
Accordingly, the Sri Lanka Transport Board as well as Sri Lanka Railways said services between provinces has been suspended.
Speaking to NewsRadio, Deputy General Manager of the SLTB Panduka Swarnahansa said buses along expressways will also not be in operation from today.
He said based on the demand, buses within provinces will be increased.
Swarnahansa noted inter-provincial buses will also be used to transport commuters within provinces.