Sindh Government Announces Two-Month Free Pink Bus Service for Women

Kumail Shah

KARACHI: At the request of President Asif Zardari‘s sister Faryal Talpur, Sindh’s Transport Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon announced free pink bus services for women for two months. The announcement came during an event hosted by the provincial government to add further bus fleets for women under the Sindh Transport Department.

The event was attended by Faryal Talpur, a member of the Sindh Assembly, provincial ministers Sharjeel Memon, Nasir Hussain Shah, and Mayor Karachi Murtaza Wahab.

Addressing the gathering, Sharjeel Memon stated that the promises made by the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Sindh government have been fulfilled.

He mentioned that Sindh is the first province where special buses for women have been introduced. After adding 10 new buses for women, the number of pink buses has now reached 28.

Additionally, Faryal Talpur stated during the event that the special pink bus service for women is the vision of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, and she hopes that the Pink Bus Service will be completely free for women.

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While emphasizing the necessity of the Pink Bus Service, Faryal Talpur stated that a women’s bus service was the need of the time. “In Thar, women drive buses and trucks easily. This service will bring improvement in society and mindset through women’s empowerment,” she added.

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