Sindh govt launches air-conditioned bus service in Karachi


KARACHI: The Sindh government has started a Peoples Bus Service in the city in collaboration with a private bus company.

According to details the fare will approximately be Rs20 to Rs40 and initially 10 buses would run on the streets of Karachi, between Quaidabad and Tower, till 11pm.

The buses has 30 seats each and have separate doors for men and women to enter.

According to a plan approved by the Sindh government last year 600 intercity buses were going to be introduced in Karachi.

This was decided in a meeting presided by the Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah.

The CM had said that the Sindh government will help transporters in generating funds for the new buses, while their insurance will be taken care of by the Sindh Insurance Company.

It was decided that the Sindh government will give Rs2 billion through Modaraba, and provide a 30 per cent credit risk guarantee to banks.

Sindh Transport Minister Nasir Hussain Shah said that in order to cover a city like Karachi it was imperative to provide at least 8,000 buses for the city. The number was given to adjust the maximum number in each vehicle.


  1. Good venture. Unfortunately it will fail…because PPP has incompetent people and most of them are corrupt.

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