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PDM wants transportation fare increase withdrawn

Contributed by NAMPA.

ONGWEDIVA, 21 MAY (NAMPA) – The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has called on the Ministry of Works and Transport to withdraw the 15 per cent bus and taxi fare increase, arguing that all the sectors across the nation are affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
In a press statement on Wednesday, PDM Member of Parliament Johnny Martin asked why the public transportation industry is treated as special, “as if it is the only sector negatively affected economically in the country by the COVID-19 pandemic”. ...