Sindh govt slashes bus fares by 50pc for students


KARACHI: Sindh government announced a 50 per cent reduction in bus fares for students on Friday, media reported.

Sindh Minister for Transport Syed Awais Qadir Shah directed the transport providers to make sure that students avail the said discount while commuting and in case of noncompliance the route permits would be cancelled.

In the first phase, the facility is being extended to the students of five districts including Thar, Badin and Umerkot.

The minister said that in order to avail the discount, students must carry their cards issued by the institutions they are enrolled in and show them when asked by the conductor.