KARACHI: The much awaited moment of formal launch of People’s Bus Service in Sukkur has arrived as Transport & Mass Transit Department government of Sindh has set to starts it’s formal operations in Sukkur on Friday (today) , at 12.00 noon.
After success of People’s Bus Service in Karachi, Larkana and Hyderabad, people of Sukkur will reap the benefits of the People’s Bus Service ride.
The fleet of 10 buses has been allocated for busiest 1st route of Sukkur that would cover the areas between Rohari Railway Station and Globe Chowk , Lab -e- Mehran Sukkur. The 25 kilometers long route of Sukkur will start from Rohari Railway Station and pass through Beari Stop , Atta Hussain degree college , Dawoo Terminal, SIUT Sukkur, City Point Bus Stop, NICVD , IBA University, New Bus Terminal , Beacon House School, Sabzi Mandi, Pakowla Chowk ,Board Office, Commissioner Office, IBA Public School, 7/11 store bus stop and will
culminate at globe Chowk Lab -e-Mehran. The minister for Information Transport and Mass Transit Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that Sindh government of Pakistan People’s Party is full filling it’s promises with people and extending it’s flagship project in public transport sector to big cities of the province so as to provide people affordable, safe and comfortable commuting facility.
He added that despite the financial pressures and tough economic situation of the country? the PPP Sindh is focusing to provide relief to people of the province.
He said that on the directives of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari transport department has envisaged a comprehensive plan to overhaul the public transport system of the province on the modern lines and implementing it on fast pace.