Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Ministry makes first September payment to maxi drivers

The Education Ministry has begun to make outstanding payments to the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) for services received from maxi taxi concessionaires.

In a statement on Friday, the Ministry said payments were made to the PTSC in excess of $4.7 million over the last three days.

A payment of $1.8 million for the first fortnight in September 2019 was made to the PTSC on Thursday.

A second payment of over $1.8 million was also paid to the PTSC on Thursday.

A third cheque of more than $1 million was handed over to the PTSC on Friday morning.

The Ministry said it’s also processing payments for the period October 14 – 25, 2019.

It said these invoices were received on Monday and it’s working assiduously to effect payments to the service providers.  

The Ministry added that it values the services provided by the PTSC and maxi taxi concessionaires and will continue to work with both stakeholders to improve the delivery of this service.

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