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People’s Bus Service shuts down in Karachi

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 16, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Posted: Apr 16, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
People’s Bus Service shuts down in Karachi

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The People’s Bus Service, which was launched by the PPP-led Sindh government in April last year, has been shut down.

The bus service, with just 10 buses in its fleet, was providing transport to commuters from Quaidabad to Tower last year. The fare for the bus service ranged from Rs20 to Rs40.

Sindh Transport Minister Nasir Hussain Shah says that the bus service was introduced for the people of Karachi and the number of buses will increase in the coming months.

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According to the administration, the bus service suffered a loss of millions every month and the fare wasn’t increased even after the price of diesel went up.

They said the Sindh government didn’t renew the agreement with the bus service. The buses had been shifted to the office of a private company at the Super Highway.

The PPP government did not give anything to the people, a resident said, adding that the bus service was introduced only for show.

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  1. Reality  April 17, 2019 12:28 pm/ Reply

    The Sindh government isn’t capable of managing anything. This was expected from day one.

  2. Ibrahim  April 17, 2019 3:42 pm/ Reply

    People’s party government in Sindh is incompetent, corrupt and useless in province. They expert in looting, land grabbing, money laundering and master in fake accounts. I thought all PPP minister should leave Karachi and open their offices in Larka or in Nawabshah. They are even not capable to manage bus facilities to the people of Karachi.

  3. Anonymous  April 17, 2019 4:42 pm/ Reply

    Sindh Government itself is a big failure, Unfortunately bunch of thieves,robbers and scammers ruling all over sindh from last 3 decades.

  4. Waqas  April 17, 2019 4:46 pm/ Reply

    PPP leaders are curropt.
    They takes fake votes from interior Sindh and do government in Karachi people’s.
    So sad.

  5. Thruth  April 17, 2019 4:47 pm/ Reply

    PPP leaders are curropt.
    They takes fake votes from interior Sindh and do government in Karachi people’s.
    So sad.

  6. Adnan Khan  April 17, 2019 8:37 pm/ Reply

    PPP is a parasite. An infestation. A cancer on the body politic of Pakistan.

  7. Aamir  April 17, 2019 9:09 pm/ Reply

    What a disgrace on part of ppp government. Ppp government in Sind is a curse that seems to continue.. Can’t do anything yet the rule continues. Thanks to census where rural fake advantage continues.

  8. Amm Sehree  April 18, 2019 12:02 am/ Reply

    Stupid people ruling Pakistan I think we all need a break from these goons

  9. Sameer Ahmed  April 18, 2019 12:30 am/ Reply

    What you think from where such huge amount is transferred in Bay Nami Accounts. This is sindh PPP government.

  10. Ocama1 sheikh osama  April 20, 2019 7:03 pm/ Reply

    Every citizen know & knew the problems of the karachi city,sindh province and pakistan.
    Well they have everything in reach to perform the duties …..some further treatment required.

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