The Government of Sindh has announced to launch a women-only ‘Pink Bus Service’ in Karachi that will start operating February 1, 2023.
The announcement was made by Sindh Information and Transport Minister, Sharjeel Inam Memon, on Twitter. “Transport Department, Government of Sindh, is going to start Pakistan’s First bus service only for the women and girls exclusively.” he said in the Tweet.
“Inshallah Pink buses will start their operation from 1st February in Karachi.” he added.
Transport department government of Sindh is going to start Pakistan’s First bus service only for the women and girls exclusively. Inshallah Pink buses will start their operation from 1st February in #Karachi. Peoples Bus Service, At Your Service. pic.twitter.com/6T1rQUK3qm— Sharjeel Inam Memon (@sharjeelinam) January 26, 2023
According to the details, the Pink Bus Service will run from Model Colony Malir to Tower via Shahrah-e-Faisal and the buses will work during working hours in the morning and evening after every 20 minutes.
However, the exact routes of the Pink Bus Service will be announced after it commences operations.
The announcement comes shortly after the launch of Pakistan’s first electric bus service in Karachi earlier this month with an aim to reduce pollution and provide a low-fare travel option for the citizens of the port city.
Read more: Karachi Electric Bus Service – Route and Fare.
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