KARACHI: Proposals have been presented in an official meeting regarding new routes for the Peoples Bus Service (PBS) in Karachi while it has been decided that new routes would be started in Malir, Keamari, Lyari, and district West areas.

It was decided that from Monday buses would be run on a test basis on new routes from Hawkesbay to Saddar and Manghopir to Banaras.

It was decided to extend the route of the bus service from the Ziauddin Hospital to Chakiwara Chowk via Bilawal Chowrangi, 26 Street, Ghazri Lane, CM House, Sultanabad, and Mauripur.

The meeting of Pakistan People’s Party MPAs and MNAs hailing from Karachi was held with officials of the Sindh Mass Transit Authority and the Peoples Bus Service which was chaired by Sindh Senior Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon.

Sindh’s Senior Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon said that service expansion was a crucial step towards enhancing public transport and improving the overall quality of life for citizens.

PPP MNAs Abdul Qadir Patel and Agha Rafiullah, Deputy Mayor Salman Murad, MPAs Saleem Baloch, Yousuf Baloch, Yousuf Murtaza, Raja Abdul Razak, Liaquat Askani, Asif Khan, Shazia Singhar, Sindh Mass Transit Authority chied Kamal Dayo, PBS project director Sohaib Shafiq and others participated in the meeting.

Published in Dawn, June 6th, 2024

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