"From May 10, public transport buses in Quito will not provide services and will suspend work due to lack of economic resources," - the newspaper quoted the statement of the chairman of the Chamber of Transport Jose Santamaria.

According to him, the sector does not have the resources to buy fuel and maintain vehicles.

In April, Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking for help with vaccination against the coronavirus infection COVID-19.