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  • 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...

  • 40 bus drivers held for charging high fare

    He said that the committee comprising officials of the local administration and Levies and representatives of local transporters observed that the transporters were charging between Rs800 and Rs1,100 from the passengers who travelled from Peshawar to Khar instead of the official fare of Rs480...

    He said that action against the transporters would continue and the administration would ensure that they followed the official fare list...

  • Students to get 50pc discount in bus fare

    While talking to reporters after visiting sites of under-construction bus line services — Green Line, Orange Line and Yellow Line — the minister said the programme for the relief of students had already been launched by issuing a notification in that regard for Mithi, Thar and Umerkot...

    ”He also alleged that the federal government was not releasing funds for the Green Line Bus Rapid Transit project, which had stalled its progress... ...

  • COLUMN: “O Lahore! How do you fare without me?”

    Based in Ghazna, they were ruling over the Punjab region too — and we tend to forget what a cradle of Persian culture Ghaznavid Lahore had become, this city that was dubbed “Little Ghazna”...

    We have, for example, the case of Ab? Abdullah Rozbih bin Abdullah al-Naukat?, who is conjectured by Muzaffar Alam to be the first Lahore-born poet of Persian...

  • 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...

  • Green Line Train fare reduced

    LAHORE: Commuters opting to travel on the newly-launched Green Line Train on different sections between Islamabad and Karachi will be paying less from June 20...

    The fare from Islamabad to Lahore will be Rs1,500, it will be Rs2,300 for Khanewal, Rs2,800 for Bahawalpur, Rs4,100 for Rohri and Rs5,000 for Hyderabad, said a spokesperson on Thursday...

  • Private airlines’ CEOs called over fare hike

    KARACHI: The Competi­tion Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has ordered the chief executive officers of private airlines to submit information about what it called the recent unreasonable increase in air fares and appear before an in­­quiry committee on Thursday...

    The order was passed on Tuesday as part of the inquiry initiated under Section 37 of the Competition Act into the alleged unreasonable increa­­se in air fares by private airlines...
  • Banks to receive Haj applications from April 4, PIA reduces travel fare

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate's Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony was informed on Friday that the designated branches of scheduled banks were expected to start receiving Haj applications under the government scheme from Monday (April 4)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had agreed to decrease the fare from Rs 113,000 to Rs 95,000...

  • 3,000 buses in Peshawar made to return overcharged fare to passengers

    All the four bus stands, including Peshawar Bus Terminal, Haji Camp Bus Stand, Charsadda Adda and Kohat Road Adda, were visited by teams of officials where banners were displayed for public awareness and also a warning to the transporters to avoid overcharging...

    Four teams comprising representatives of the transporters, Municipal Corporation Peshawar and traffic police, headed by additional assistant commissioner, checked vehicles...

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