BRT project to prove as last nail in coffin of PTI: Bilour

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR:Former Parliamentary leader of Awami National Party (ANP) in Upper House of Parliament and prominent businessman from KP, Ilyas Ahmad Bilour has said Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project will prove as last nail in the coffin of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) in upcoming general elections. In a press statement issued here on Tuesday, Ilyas Bilour said the project has proved to be a curse for the dwellers of provincial metropolis who are suffering a lot of problem due to this ill-planned project.

Due to lack of planning and changes in design of the project, people of Peshawar especially business community have faced sever botheration and mental torture.

Sever traffic jams due to hindrances on road has damaged devastatingly the business activity in the city, Bilour observed.

The pal of dust and smoke due to construction work and traffic congestion has made dwellers of Peshawar and Traffic wardens as patients of TB and asthma, Bilour alleged. The slow pace of construction work has badly damaged traffic movement in the city, badly affecting daily life activities.

“The BRT project will prove to be the most unsuccessful project of Pakistan because it caused sever nuisance to people instead of giving them some relief,” Bilour remarked.

He requested the Chief Justice of Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to take suo moto notice of inconvenience faced by people due to this project which has even snatched basic rights of movement from denizens of Peshawar.