Punjab Transport Minister Muneeb Sultan Cheema has inaugurated 26 modern bus stop shelters on Canal Road in Lahore, while the ministry plans on adding 176 more bus stops and 600 flag posts in the city as part of the project.
According to the details, a ceremony was organized by the Punjab Transport Company (PTC) at the campus bridge bus stop shelter and the Provincial Minister Muneeb Sultan Cheema cut the ribbon to inaugurate1200 the 26 new bus stops and 52 flag posts on Canal Road in Lahore.
Addressing the media, the minister said that Punjab Transport Company is constructing 200 new bus stop shelters and 600 flag posts in Lahore at a cost of Rs. 208 million under the Annual Development Program (ADP) 2022-23.
The 26 new bus stops that were inaugurated are part of the same project that will construct a total of 200 bus stops in the city and the construction will be carried out by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA).
According to the details, the construction of a single bus stop costs Rs. 9 lakh and 36 thousand, the minister added.
Furthermore, the 26 places that have gotten new bus stop shelters include Thokar Niaz Baig, Canal View, Mughal Eye Hospital, Hangarwal, PCIR, Federal Colony, New Garden Town, Jail Road, Dharmapura, Mughalpura, Lal Pul, Fatehgarh, Aziz Palli, Taj Bagh, Phatianwali. Puli, G4 Johar Town and Campus Bridge, he told media.
He added that Punjab Government soon plans to run standard eco-friendly buses to provide quality travel facilities to its people.