LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Finance Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht right here on Wednesday mentioned that though the metro bus undertaking was a ‘white elephant’ however the provincial authorities would run the undertaking in any respect prices, ARY Information reported.
Speaking to journalist, Jawan Bakht mentioned that if the provincial authorities would withdraw subsidy on metro bus’s ticket, its fare would enhance to Rs100.
Responding to a query, the minister mentioned that India had taken a unsuitable step by stripping occupied Kashmir of its particular standing. He mentioned that the federal government would apprise world leaders concerning the nefarious designs of the Indian authorities.
Jawan Bakht mentioned that the Indian transfer had highlighted the Kashmir problem the world over.
Learn Extra: Punjab govt rejects proposal to hike metro bus fares
Earlier on March 7, the Punjab cupboard’s standing committee on finance had rejected a proposal to jack up the fares of the Metro Bus Companies.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar had mentioned the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities didn’t need to put monetary burden on the poor folks by mountaineering fares.
He had directed the authorities involved to work out different viable means to scale up the sources. “It’s our accountability to offer reduction to widespread man,” he had advised the committee.