Shehbaz orders plying of new buses on metro feeder routes
Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that Provincial government has started a number of programs for the empowerment of the youth, which are yielding positive results. He said that Punjab government has decided to launch E-Job Training Program, which will play an important role in the provision of respectable job opportunities to the youth..
He was addressing a meeting at Civil Secretariat through video link on Friday to discuss empowering of youth reviewed. The Chief Minister said that youths can ensure bright future of Pakistan and provision of resources for empowering them is a useful investment in the future of the country. He said that all out resources would be provided for this purpose. He said that imparting training for provision of digital jobs is need of the hour.
He said that youth will be further empowered by imparting training in information technology to them under E-Job Training Program. Shehbaz Sharif directed steering committee to evolve a program and finalized recommendations in this regard at the earliest. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over 8th meeting of Punjab Mass Transit Authority, here Friday, which decided to ply new buses on the feeder routes of Lahore and Pakistan (Rawalpindi-Islamabad) Metro Bus Projects. Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that the new buses will also be plied on the feeder routes of Multan Metro Bus Project after its completion.
He said due to these buses, the citizens will be facilitated in reaching and leaving Metro Bus Stations. He said that auto fare system will be introduced on the buses to be plied on feeder routes. Shehbaz Sharif said that modern Metro Bus System resulted in best and economical transport facilities to the masses.
He said that Metro Bus Projects brought a revolution in transport system. He said that after the splendid success of Lahore and Pakistan Metro Bus Projects, work is also in progress speedily on Metro Bus Project in Multan. The Chief Minister said that Orange Line Metro Train is a glorious project of Punjab government and its completion will result in availability of respectable, speedy and comfortable transport facilities to the common man.