Bus fares up 10 percent


LAHORE – Transporters have announced a ten percent hike in bus fares nationwide, the decision was made after the increase ompetroleum prices, said Azam Khan Niazi, chairman of the All Pakistan Transport Owner’s Association.
While speaking with Pakistan Today, Azam Khan said that the increase in petrol price has forced transporters to increase the fare of inter-city buses. Public said the increase in bus fare would add to their miseries. A hostelite Shahid said he had to travel to his house on a weekly basis and the increase in fares shall badly affect his budget.