BANKE, July 17: Following the increase in the price of petroleum products, the fares of public transport were increased from June 20. The fares were increased by 5.30 percent for passenger vehicles, 6.94 percent for cargo vehicles operating on mountain roads and 7.7 percent for cargo vehicles operating on Terai roads. After the price of petroleum products fell, the government reduced the fare of public transport on June 26. The transporters who implement the decision immediately when the fares are increased, don’t adjust the fares when they are decreased.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The government has reduced the fares of inter-province public transport. With the decrease in fuel prices following a ministerial meeting on Saturday, the government has reduced the fare of public transport.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The government has increased fares for long-distance public transport by up to 15 percent.