Women get free rides on Pink Buses for two months

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April 23, 2024



KARACHI:

The women and girls of Karachi on Monday got the gift of Pink Bus service on two routes on which they can ride for free for the first two months and later at Rs50 per head.

Providing safe and affordable traveling facilities will empower women and bring development and prosperity, said Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Women’s Wing Chairperson MPA Faryal Talpur inaugurating the women-only buses at a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the Frere Hall.

Congratulating Transport Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon Faryal Talpur said that the Peoples Pink Bus Service is a gift from the PPP-led Sindh government to the mothers, sisters and daughters of Karachi.

On her request, Transport Minister Sharjeel Memon announced free travel for women on pink bus service for two months. Faryal Talpur said, “I wish that the fares of pink bus service remain the same.”

Faryal gave heavy transport vehicle (HTV) licenses to four women captains of Pink Bus Service.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 23rd, 2024.

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