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Ashok Leyland bags order for 200 AC intercity, city buses in Bangladesh

Ashok Leyland Managing Director Vinod K Dasari said the repeat order, after the double-decker bus order, is a testament of the trust Bangladesh authorities have in the company

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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flagship on Friday said it has bagged an order for 200 buses in

The order is for single-decker AC buses which includes intercity AC buses as well as city AC buses, said in a statement.

"These completely built-up (CBU) units for BRTC (Road Transport Corporation) will be procured against a tender under Indian line of credit," it added.

Commenting on the development, Managing Director Vinod K Dasari said the repeat order, after the double-decker bus order, is a testament of the trust authorities have in the company.

"Bangladesh continues to be one of our most important export markets. And it will continue to play a key role in our strategy of increasing our export share in total revenue," Dasari said.

Ashok Leyland shares ended 2.7 per cent up at Rs 131.35 on the BSE.

First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 17:00 IST
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