Minister Kumara Welgama says that substandard food will not be allowed to be sold at high prices inside trains.
The Minister mentioned this during a sudden inspection tour at the Haputale Railway Station. While inspecting the Buffet Carriage of the train from Badulla to Colombo, the Minister said the high prices cannot be justified. He said that the relevant tenders of such businessmen would be cancelled. The Minister further said that railway officials should take measures to prevent such practices and action would be taken against officials who are responsible for awarding tenders.