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President Dr Irfaan Ali brokered a deal with the speed boat operators who work the Georgetown to Vreed-en-Hoop route to have their fare remain at $100 per person.
According to a press release, the decision was made after the Head of State met with members of the Demerara River Speed Boat Association at the National Track and Field Centre in Leonora last evening.
The President committed to helping improve the service of the speedboat operators and the landing area while continuously aiding their growth.
Lallbachan Babulal, Vice President of the Demerara River Speed Boat Association, expressed satisfaction with the meeting and said members are looking forward to working with the President to improve the service.