Meeting discusses traffic congestion

Qazi threw light on the subject and complaints received through Pakistan Citizen Portal in this regard


Our Correspondent January 15, 2022
PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

PESHAWAR:

A high level meeting to discuss the issues of traffic congestion and transport fares in district Peshawar was held under the chairmanship of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Director Transport and Mass Transit Department Fahad Ikram Qazi in his office on Friday.

Qazi threw light on the subject and complaints received through Pakistan Citizen Portal in this regard. It was decided in the meeting that Traffic Police and Regional Transport Authority (RTA) staff shall check the passenger vehicles on road and take necessary action against the vehicles, drivers if found guilty of overcharging.

Qazi said that the managers, deputy director, city district government shall ensure that no vehicles or drivers charge extra fare from passengers in bus stands. In the meeting, a committee was constituted to fix new fares which will assess all the expenditures, taxes etc of the vehicle and come up with concrete formula.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 15th, 2022.

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