LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday approved 35 percent hike in public transport fares in Lahore.
According to the transportation department, the chief minister has accepted the summary seeking an increase in the fares of public transport.
In addition to it, Buzdar also approved the summary seeking recruitment of 4,500 teacher internees in colleges across the province.
Buzdar, in a statement, said that recruitment of CTIs will end the shortage of teachers in the colleges. He assured the recruitment process will be transparent and merit-based.