CDA chairman presides over meeting on Islamabad bus service

Our Correspondent
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Islamabad: Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chaudhary Muhammad Ali Randhawa presided over a meeting regarding Islamabad bus service at CDA headquarters on Monday.

The meeting was also attended by Member Engineering, Member Planning and Design including other senior officer of the CDA. It was briefed that 30 electric buses have reached Pakistan and remaining 70 buses will also reach soon. He was further informed that the tendering procedure for the depots to be built at I-9, Tramri Chowk and Zero Point have been completed and the work will be awarded to the lowest bidder received shortly.

On this occasion, Chairman CDA Muhammad Ali Randhawa directed that a timeline should be given regarding the construction of the bus depot and it should be ensured within the given timeline depots and charging points are fully functional. Similarly, a working be carried out to give subsidy to the deserving segments, including students and senior citizens. The CDA chairman further said that made to extend the route to the diplomatic enclave. He further directed that the Islamabad bus service project should be compared with the model of Punjab Metro Bus Authority (PMA). CDA chairman further said that delay beyond the given timeline will not be tolerated. He further said that the Islamabad bus service should be made an ideal project, in order to ensure the provision of quality travel facilities to the citizens.