The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is planning to conjoin the Rawalpindi-Islamabad and the Peshawar Mor-airport metro bus services on instructions of Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif. The department has started constructing a metro bus bay near Faiz Ahmed Faiz station, dedicated to the airport fleet of Metro buses.

Petrol Prices to Shoot Up by Rs. 20 per Liter as New Govt Plans to End Subsidy The station is situated close to the excise and taxation office and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) office, 30 kilometers from Islamabad International Airport (IIA).

A notice issued to Metro Bus Authority from the PM’s office ordered the merging of two services. It highlighted that those traveling from the Secretariat or from Saddar can now travel up to Peshawar Morr, NUST, or IIA or vice-versa. CDA plans to complete Rawalpindi-Islamabad the work on Faiz Ahmed Faiz metro bay by Sunday, April 24, 2022.

The Government of Pakistan has reportedly devised a formula for the registration of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the country. The news came from the Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) for Environment, Malik Amin Aslam, during his interview with a mainstream news outlet.

The SAPM announced that the entire ‘formula’ for the registration of EVs has been included in the EV policy and that all the issues pertaining to the registration have been addressed in it.

He revealed that a special inter-ministerial committee, of which he himself is an active member, had been formed for the matter, and that it had finalized and approved the policy.

Sharif launched the Peshawar Mor to IIA Metro Bus Service on Monday. He announced that riders can use Metro buses for free during Ramadan.

According to a CDA official, an average of 8,000 passengers use the bus service daily. He added that 9,900 passengers used the service on Tuesday and that the number of its users will increase in the coming days due to the reconvening of onsight office work and the opening of universities.

Source: This news is originally published by propakistani

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