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Launching of People’s Bus Service in Sukkur on Feb 17 announced

Launching of People’s Bus Service in Sukkur on Feb 17 announced

Sindh Transport Minister announces new Pink Bus Routes and addition of more buses in Karachi; a new fleet of electric buses has also arrived at Karachi port   


Sindh Minister for Information, Transport and Mass Transit Sindh Sharjeel Inam Memon has announced to formally launch the People’s Bus Service for the people of Sukkur on February 17 and the People Pink bus service in Hyderabad from February 18, while new routes of people’s Pink Bus Service and increase in number of buses on route-1 of Pink Bus Service in Karachi from February 20.

The minister made these announcements in a press conference at his office on Monday after chairing a meeting related to People’s Bus Service.

He said that after Karachi, Hyderabad and Larkana, the people of Sukkur will get the facility of modern and affordable bus service from February 17.  “On February 18, the People’s Pink bus service for women will be started in Hyderabad. While People’s Pink Bus Service is being started on two more routes in Karachi on February 20 and more buses will be added to the fleet of Route-1 of People’s Pink Bus Service,” he said.

He said that pink bus service route- 2  starts from Power Chowrangi North Karachi via Nagan Chowrangi, Shafiq Mor, Gul shan Chowrangi, Johar Mor, COD, Drigh Road, Shaara-e-Faisal, Shah Faisal Colony, Singar Chowrangi, Korangi No. 5 and terminates at Indus Hospital Korangi. Similarly, operations of pink buses will also be launched on Route No. 10 from Numaish Chowrangi via MA Jinnah Road, Zeb-u-Nisa Street, Metropole, Teen Talwar, Do Talwar, Abdullah Shah Ghazi, Dolmen Mall, McDonald’s up to Clock Tower at Sea View.

He added that the number of buses will be increased on the existing route 1 of the pink bus service plying between Model colony and Merewether Tower.

He said that some people has criticized the Pink people bus by saying that the People’s Party could not win the hearts of people by bringing just 10 buses. He said that tremendous response has been received on Pink Bus Service and everyone appreciated the initiative of the Sindh government. He said that Pakistan is among few countries where a separate bus service for women launched.

Sharjeel said that another big fleet of EV buses has arrived at Karachi port and soon these electric buses will be brought on new routes. He added that EV buses are eco-friendly buses, in which no fuel is used and these buses will help in controlling pollution. (PR)





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