20 train journeys run amid strike, fuel delivery as usual

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Railway Department General Manager has confirmed that as a result of the committed service of Railway employees, 20 trains had operated by 8.00 this morning for the convenience of commuters despite the union action.

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation/Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Limited Chairman M.U. Mohamed has said that distribution of fuel will be done as usual.

President’s Media Division said the Chairman confirmed that over 300 loads of 6,600 liters of Petrol and Diesel have been processed so far to maintain normal operations,

The Ceylon Electricity Board Shroff & Cashier Union have notified the CEB General Manager that they would not engage in any union action and have pledged their support to strengthen the country’s economy, President’s Media Division said.

Meanwhile, the General Manager of the Bank of Ceylon, Russel Fonseka has confirmed that 265 branches including the Head Office and all divisions are operating, as usual, to serve the public with banking services.

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