Metro (Govt working to improve living standards of the masses: Rashid)


Islamabad: The final test drive of Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metro Bus Service was held on Monday.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid, Parliamentarians and PML-N Rawalpindi leadership travelled in Metro Buses from Secretariat Station Islamabad.

Three Metro buses took part in the test drive.With the completion of the Metro Bus project, the people will get modern travelling facility between Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Over one hundred fifty thousand people will travel daily on metro buses.

Talking to a channel while travelling by Metro Bus in its last test drive, the Information Minister said, the government has the resolve to provide better living standard to the people.

He said Metro Bus will provide better travelling service to a common man. He termed Metro Bus as pick and drop service for the students, patients, traders and other common commuters who have no personal vehicle.

He said that Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project was completed with own resources by Punjab and federal government.

He assured that the federal government will also assist the other provincial governments if they launch such public welfare projects.