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  • The high environmental cost of Islamabad's latest metro bus project

    I was attending a public hearing for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report that had been readied for the latest metro bus project connecting the Federal capital with the New Islamabad International Airport...

    The new airport is to be inaugurated on 14th August this year, hence the government is in a rush to have the new Rs18 billion metro bus operational in time for the airport's opening...

  • Islamabad's Metro bus fails to achieve commuter targets

    ISLAMABAD: The PML-N’s flagship project, the metro bus service, has failed to achieve its estimated ridership figure during its first eight months since its operations in Rawalpindi and Islamabad...

    Citing a report from July 1, 2015 to Feb 29, 2016, a source in the Punjab Metro Bus Authority (PBMA) said ridership was below the National Engineering Services Pakistan’s (Nespak) estimated figure...

  • Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project not waterproof

    ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Some newly constructed metro bus stations, worth millions of rupees, could not withstand the heavy monsoon showers on Tuesday and were flooded with rainwater...

    The worst affected bus stations were Peshawar Mor, Centaurus, 7th Avenue, Kutchery and Shaheed-i-Milat stations where water flowed down the staircases and dripped from the ceiling, inundating the stations...

  • Commuters to pay Rs30 fare for Islamabad metro bus from Friday

    RAWALPINDI: The fare for the metro bus between Rawalpindi and Islamabad will be increased from Rs20 to Rs30 per person on Friday...

    The Punjab government has given the Punjab Masstransit Authority (PMA) the green light to increase fares for the service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad and in Lahore, while the fare in Multan will remain unchanged...

  • Interior ministry, Punjab govt to run Islamabad’s metro bus service

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior and Punjab government have agreed to jointly run Islamabad Metro Bus Project (IMBP) which has become an example of government’s negligence even though 90 per cent work is complete...

    After a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Communication, a senior NHA official told Dawn that the Capital Development Authority (under the interior ministry) and the Punjab Mass Transport Authority (PMTA) of...

  • Metro bus stations lack cooling system

    RAWALPINDI: Imported glass sheets have been used to build the metro bus stations but there is no cooling system for passengers in the summer days...

    The Punjab government did not install air conditioners in the bus stations as only the buses are equipped with the facility...

  • Ruling the road: PML-N govt set to win hearts with launch of Metro Bus Project

    ISLAMABAD: Looks like the PML-N government will be winning quite a few hearts with the launch of its mega bus project as everyone from senior citizens to daily wage workers is eagerly anticipating its inauguration in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi...

    Speaking to APP on Wednesday, a senior citizen in Islamabad Haji Abdul Ghafoor said that the metro bus service is a wonderful project, enabling people of all age groups to...

  • Metro Bus affectees

    MULTAN: Commissioner Asadullah Khan said that besides getting the market price, the affectees of Metro Bus Project route whose land would be acquired for the project would also get additional 15 per cent price of their land...

  • It’s now Pakistan Metro Bus Service

    ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday formally announced to rename the metro bus service as the Pakistan Metro Bus Service...

    It may be noted that at the launch of the bus service at the Convention Centre three days ago, the chief minister had expressed his desire to rename the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus service...

  • Mianwali: metro bus

    THE prime minister inaugurated the metro bus service in Islamabad...

    Moreover, the government has introduced metro bus in Lahore and announced an orange train there as well...

  • PPP moves NAB against CM Shahbaz alleging corruption in Multan Metro Bus project

    The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Thursday filed a complaint with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif for alleged corruption in the Multan Metro Bus project...

    The complaint filed by PPP South Punjab General Secretary Shaukat Basra accuses CM Shahbaz and others of "embezzlement of funds, misuse of authority and receiving kickbacks" in the Metro Bus project...

  • Chinese envoy rejects allegations of corruption in Multan Metro Bus project

    China's acting Ambassador Zhao Lijian on Thursday rejected allegations of corruption levelled against Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, saying reports of him receiving kickbacks from the Multan Metro Bus project through a 'fake' Chinese firm are false...

    On Tuesday, ARY News' reporter Hamza Habib Farooq had alleged that a Chinese regulatory authority had released a report stating that the Punjab chief minister had received more...

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