Minister of Transport Pavithra Wanniarachchi has instructed officials to further expand services of the Department of Motor Traffic.
One day services such as vehicle registrations, issuance of driving licenses and the transfer of vehicles will be further expanded.
At present the one day driving license issuance service is available only at the Werahera, Hambantota and Anuradhapura offices of the Department of Motor Traffic while the one day vehicle registration service is available only at the Narahenpita, Gampaha, Anuradhapura, Hambantota, Kurunegala and Jaffna offices.
The Minister issued directives to expand these services and provide necessary facilities for the public through branch offices established in all 25 districts.
Minister Wanniarachchi said projects such as the implementation of the e-Motoring system, the introduction of courier methods for the distribution of number plates and the integration of services between the Department of Motor Traffic and the National Transport Medical Institute should be implemented expeditiously.
The Ministry of Transport issuing a statement said approximately 2,000 driving licenses, 1,500 vehicle transfer licenses and around 1,200 vehicle registrations are carried out daily by the Motor Traffic Department.