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CM: Approves Karachi will get 600 new buses

Faryal Nadeem Mar 30, 2017
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The government of Sindh has taken legal notice about the public transport in the city. CM Sindh has approved the plan to introduce 600 buses intercity in the metropolis. The decision was finalized on Wednesday in a meeting when Blue Line Project was discussed in a meeting. According to CM Sindh, Government must assist the transporters to generate funds for new 600 buses. The Sindh Insurance Company will insure the buses.

After elaborating his statement, CM stated that Sindh Government has given Rs. 2 billion via Modraba and have provided banks the credit at least 30 percent as a risk guarantee. The construction of underpasses and roads in the city is started while the next phase of the plan still under discussion and will be initiated soon. Transport Minister Nasir Shah told the members in the meeting that city needs 8000 buses to fulfill the requirements.

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The city must need to maintain ad provide proper public transport services. It has been observed that passengers are heaped in buses to reach their desired destination in time. Even sitting on the ceiling is also one of the standard sights. People who use public transport without any safety measure impose danger to themselves so such practice must be avoided because they lead to serious accident.

A deadly accident at the Toll Plaza killed 6 people while 27 were injured this February

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