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SVG: Gov’t offering 100% concession on night shift buses

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(iWitness News) Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says his government will offer 100% duty free concession on omnibuses that will work the night shift.

He said the government has made the decision because of the increasing number of persons having to travel after 6 p.m. — at nights and early morning, such as nurses, and workers at restaurants and hotels.

He told Parliament Tuesday that the need arises as the service sector has grown so much and sometimes workers face problems getting to and from work at night.

The prime minister said these buses will be given a special number plate and would be barred from working regular hours.

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