Sri Lanka Transport Board and private bus fares will be increased from the 5th of January.
Bus operators said accordingly the minimum bus fare will be revised from Rs.14 to Rs.17.
The agreement was reached during a discussion held between State Minister of Transport Dilum Amunugama and bus operators.
All bus fares including highway bus fares will be increased by 17 percent.
State Minister Dilum Amunugama said the fares were revised after taking into consideration the bus industry and passengers.
The State Minister added bus fares were increased at the lowest possible rates.