Govt of Punjab Increases Subsidy on Lahore’s Public Transport

The Government of the Punjab has decided to increase the subsidy for Lahore’s intercity public transport. The one-day subsidy has reportedly been increased up to Rs. 34.2 million and the government has taken measures to relieve the district’s public transport sector.
As per a media report, the government provides over Rs. 18 billion worth of subsidies to the transport sector across the province on a yearly basis, of which Rs. 13.91 billion worth of subsidies are allotted for the repairs and maintenance of vehicles.