Transport Ministry to tighten control over transport fees

The Ministry would work with the Ministry of Finance to instruct their departments in provinces and cities to control transport fees which have been in confusion this year, said Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang at a conference yesterday.

Passengers buy Tet tickets at Saigon Railway Station, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

The Transport Ministry must tighten management over transport fees and carry out investigations ensuring that they operate under the state-managed market mechanism, he said.

At the conference Mr. Thang also asked authorized agencies and transport firms to have plans to meet travel need of residents in the coming Tet holidays, ensure traffic safety, and prevent coach operators from rocketing up the fare and raise difficulties for passengers.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Hai Mien

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