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  • PM opens work on metro bus route to new airport

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday inaugurated the construction of a metro bus route to connect the federal capital with the New Islamabad International Airport near Fatehjang...

    6 kilometre-long route from Peshawar Mor to the new airport will be completed before Independence Day this year as the premier has already announced that he would inaugurate the new airport in August...

  • Careem, Uber given 7 days to obtain Karachi route permits from Sindh govt

    Sindh Transport Minister Awais Qadir Shah on Monday asked his staff to write to ride-sharing services companies Careem and Uber and direct them to obtain their Karachi route permits from the provincial government within seven days or risk termination of services, DawnNewsTV reported...

    "Only a memorandum of understanding was signed [between the government and the companies]; after that, nothing happened," an official was reported to...

  • Shahbaz offers to help launch bus service in Karachi

    KARACHI: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has offered cooperation to Sindh government in launching a Metro-style bus service in Karachi...

    Mr Sharif arrived here on Wednesday to invite Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Service...

  • 43 killed in attack on bus carrying Ismailis in Karachi

    KARACHI: At least 43 people were killed and 13 others wounded on Wednesday when armed men opened fire inside a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community near Safoora Chowk in Karachi...

    Sindh Police Inspector General Ghulam Haider Jamali said that 60 people were on board the bus when six gunmen entered and executed 43 passengers...

  • Amidst Metro bus fanfare, Sharjeel Memon promises free WiFi for Karachi

    KARACHI: As strange as it sounds, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon seems to think that free outdoor WiFi may be the answer to Karachi's many woes...

    The announcement appears to be an attempt to catch up with the Sindh government's counterparts in Islamabad and Lahore who successfully launched the Metro Bus Project between Rawalpindi and the capital amidst much fanfare yesterday...

  • Karachi mourns victims of bus carnage

    KARACHI: Life in the provincial metropolis came to a standstill on Thursday as people mourned the death of over 40 victims of the Wednesday bus attack...

    With public transport off the road, major business centres and markets remained closed as traders mourned the devastating incident in which gunmen boarded a bus carrying Shia Ismaili passengers and shot them dead at point-blank range near Safoora Chowrangi...

  • Karachi’s Green Line bus will be more beautiful than Lahore metro: PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: "It will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro bus," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his audience during the groundbreaking ceremony of Karachi's Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system held at Nazimabad area's Anu Bhai Park on Friday...

    Upon his arrival in Karachi earlier, Premier Nawaz was received by CM Qaim, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan and Director General Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar at the Pakistan Air...

  • First phase of Karachi bus rapid transit system to be launched next month

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan was informed on Friday that work on the first phase of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) — Green Line and Orange Line — in Karachi would begin next month and be completed within one year...

    Dr Ibad, who chaired a meeting at Governor House on transport projects in Karachi, was given a detailed briefing by the chief executive of the Karachi Infrastructure Development Board regarding the...

  • ADB approves $9.7m loan for Karachi bus project

    7 million for Pakistan to help finance the designing of the Karachi Bus Rapid Transit Project, it was learnt here...

    The proposed Karachi Bus Rapid Transit Project will help develop a sustainable urban transport system in Karachi through the delivery of an integrated bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor...

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