New transport routes approved


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transport Minister Iftikhar Hussain approved new routes in Peshawar for CNG-fitted and 14-seater transport vehicles. Speaking at a meeting of the Transport Department, Iftikhar directed the concerned authorities to seek Expression of Interest (EOI) from well-reputed and experienced local/international companies for the new routes. The new bus routes would connect the Peshawar Bus Terminal to Hayatabad, General Bus Stand, Kohat to Peshawar Board and General Bus Stand, Kohat to Dir Bala Warsak Road. During the meeting, the minister was informed that a 10-year transport plan for the Peshawar city had been planned, under which the city would be distributed into 88 routes and the plan would be implemented phase-wise.