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Provision of the best Innovative transport means is the need of time, Says Secretary Public Transport Authority

By: Saeed Yousuf

Quetta: Under the special orders and recommendations of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri  and Minister Transport and Revenue Shaikh Jaffar Khan Mandokhail, Secretary Public Transport Authority Mr. Abdul Khalique  Mandokhail along with secretary RTA Mr. Aman Ullah Khan Panizai visited the buses and wagon stand and , fined  various wagons, vans and  buses for charging excessive amount from the government prescribed rates of Hanna Urak and adjoining areas transport.

On the occasion secretary RTA Mr. Abdul Khalique Mandokhail fined 60 vehicles and 14 were warned while route permits of 3 wagons were suspended.

He said,” Charging excessive amount  against the prescribed rates will not be tolerated, in addition the rates were settled by the mutual understaning of transport Unions and other stakeholders so charging in addition is not allowed because it is an unbearable loss to the poor people of the restive province.”

He further elaborated that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would bring prosperity, opportunities in the province and the transport sector would get the majority chunk.

 He urged the Private transport companies to gage their service delivery innovatively, also to utilize their resources in provision of maximum easiness and comfort to the general public.

Published in The Balochistan Point on January 3, 2017

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