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  • 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...

  • FIA arrests 2 in Lahore for harassing women with 'objectionable' pictures, videos

    The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing has arrested two individuals in Lahore in response to separate complaints of women being harassed through "objectionable" pictures and videos, it emerged on Monday...

    The suspect was arrested after a case was registered against him under Sections 20, 21 and 24 of Peca 2016 and Section 109 (abetment) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

  • Shuttle service for metro bus passengers

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government will ply red buses on 14 routes of the garrison city to transport people to and from metro bus stations...

    Talking to Dawn, District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall said: “The new red bus service will charge Rs5 to Rs6 per head from Soan Bus terminal, Pirwadhai Bus Terminal, Railway Station, Pirwadhai Mor to Saddar or other bus stations so that the people will avail metro bus service for...

  • PM Sharif launches metro bus service for twin cities today

    RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates the much delayed mass transit metro bus service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad today (Thursday)...

    Though buntings and streamers festoon the elevated track of the bus in Rawalpindi, the ceremony is being held at the Convention Centre in Islamabad for security reasons...

  • Metro bus service next month

    RAWALPINDI: Work on all eight packages of metro bus project will be completed by Sunday, but the bus service will be launched next month...

    This was said by Commissioner Zahid Saeed on Friday after visiting the metro bus project site from Saddar to Pakistan Secretariat along with senior officials of the Punjab government...

  • Rawal festival to mark metro bus service inauguration

    RAWALPINDI: The local administration has launched Rawal Sports and Cultural Festival to celebrate the inauguration of Metro Bus Service in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad scheduled to be held on June 3...

    Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner Zahid Saeed said the wait for safe, efficient and comfortable metro bus service was going to over...

  • Nearly 150,000 using metro bus service

    RAWALPINDI: The number of commuters using the metro bus service reached the mark of 147,000 on Sunday and the officials expected that it would further increase in the coming days...

    Commissioner Rawalpindi Zahid Saeed told Dawn that with the passage of time, the metro bus service was attracting more and more people...

  • Deadlock over metro bus service subsidy persists

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Tuesday asked the Punjab Metro Bus Authority (PMBA) to sign an agreement with it for sharing the subsidy on the metro bus service...

    So far there is no agreement between CDA and PMBA to share the nearly Rs2 billion per annum subsidy to operate the service...

  • Unpaid drivers suspend metro bus service

    RAWALPINDI: Just 36 days after the launch of the metro bus service, its drivers on Friday went on a strike against non-payment of two months’ salaries as promised by the Turkish Al-Burraq company, which has been awarded the contract to run the mass transit between the twin cities...

    The drivers threatened to halt the service on a permanent basis if their salaries were not released before Eidul Fitr...

  • Metro bus service resumes after day-long drivers’ strike

    RAWALPINDI: The metro bus service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad resumed on Saturday after a day-long strike by drivers against the deduction of fines from their salaries and outstanding dues from the last few months...

    The metro bus drivers were on strike on Friday against the deduction of fines from their salaries by a private company as well as outstanding dues...

  • 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...

  • Sightseeing Lahore: Shahbaz inaugurates double-decker tourist bus service

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated on Wednesday Pakistan's first sightseeing double-decker bus service for tourists in the provincial capital...

    The double-decker bus service, namely "Sightseeing Lahore", is part of a project of the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) to promote cultural and historical heritage of the province...

  • Double-decker bus service for tourists launched in Lahore

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the first tourist double-decker bus service at Punjab Stadium here on Wednesday, and was among the first batch of passengers on it...

    PML-N leader Khwaja Ahmed Hassaan lent the chief minister Rs200 to buy a ticket for boarding the bus that has been reintroduced to the city after decades...

  • In pictures: 70 years on, you show us how diverse Pakistan still is

    As Pakistan turns 70 years old, we asked you to share with us pictures capturing our country's beautifully diverse culture through heartwarming photographs of traditions, attire and places of significance...

    Here are some of the best shots you shared with us on Instagram using the #DiversePakistan hashtag:Also read: Here is why Pakistan is more diverse than you thoughtView all submissions here...

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