Sindh govt announces to increase fares of Peoples Bus Service.

KARACHI -- The Sindh government has decided to increase the fare of its flagship Peoples Bus Service due to the recent increase in fuel prices, media reported.

This was announced by Sindh Information and Transport Minister, Sharjeel Inam Memon while talking to media persons on Saturday after he inspected ongoing work on the Red Line corridor of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) in Karachi.

Talking to media, Memon said that Sindh govt has been left with no option but to increase the fares of Peoples Bus Service. 'Due to inflation in the country and increase in diesel price it's almost impossible to maintain the operational cost,' he added.

The transport minister went onto say that fares will be increased in phases keeping in view the economic challenges of a common man.

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