09 January 2019
The Sri Lankan govenrment is having discussions with China regarding the importing of hybrid buses for the island's public transport system.
Sri Lanka's State Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Ashoka Abeysinghe said a procurement plan "had been finalised" for hydrogen powered and hybrid buses.
“I went to China a couple of months ago and visited the Chinese companies,” Abeyshinghe said.
“We are looking at hybrid buses as we do not have enough charging stations for electric buses,” he was quoted by Xinhua as saying.
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