PM Shahbaz inaugurates Green Line, Blue Line metro bus services

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the Blue Line and Green Line metro bus services in Islamabad. Photo: Radio Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: In a relief to commuters in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday inaugurated the much-awaited Blue Line and Green Line metro bus services in the capital.

Addressing the inaugural function, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif resolved to ensure transparency in the implementation of public welfare projects. Emphasizing the need for timely completion of development projects, he said that in case of any negligence, the law will take its own course.

Expressing his commitment to collectively take the country out of great challenges, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan will definitely reach its destination of development. radio pakistan informed of.

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Expressing satisfaction over the reduction in the prices of petroleum products in the international market, he said that this would help in reducing the inflationary pressure before the people.

Later, in a tweet, PM Shahbaz said that the new bus services are “part of our efforts to provide efficient and comfortable public transport system”.

“It will solve the problems of traffic load, fuel cost and environmental hazards,” he said.

‘Will shift government buildings on solar energy’

In his address during the launch ceremony, the Prime Minister said that tubewells, government buildings, hospitals, schools, buildings and households will be shifted to solar power with a comprehensive plan to rid the country of the costly electricity currently being produced. is being worked on. oil and gas.

Describing the introduction of the new transport service in the federal cabinet as an important step, he said that it will benefit different sections of the society. He said that this service will be kept free for one month. He said that funds would also be provided for the signal-free Islamabad Expressway from Coral to Rawat.

In his remarks, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said projects worth Rs 30 billion have been envisaged for the federal capital.

He said that the foundation stone of the signal-free Islamabad Expressway from Coral to Rawat would be laid after Eid-ul-Adha, while the coverage of the Islamabad Safe City project would be increased from thirty to one hundred percent during the current financial year.