Launching of Shaheed Bhutto Intercity Bus Project soonOctober 22, 2014
KARACHI: Keeping in view the sale of tickets in black on special occasions, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Intercity Bus and Terminal Project was under consideration to be started soon to facilitate people of interior Sindh in a better manner, told a reliable source on Thursday.
It said open selling of tickets in black by the intercity bus owners on special occasions such as eids had usually to be encountered by travelers. Usually the fare was increased due to more demand and less buses as population was increasing every year. Therefore, the Sindh government had decided to initiate a public private partnership project that would be subsidized and monitored by the government.
“The project is aimed at providing better facilities and maintaining the fare according to the people’s bearing,” told the source from public private partnership department of the Sindh government.
He even gave example of comparison between Emirates and PIA airplane services while talking about the better services the Shaheed Bhutto Intercity Bus Project aimed to provide than the currently running intercity buses.
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