ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed immediate construction of Islamabad Metro Bus link from Peshawar Mor to New Islamabad Airport, costing Rs 18 billion.
The bus service will be inaugurated by Prime Minister on August 14 this year along with the inauguration of New Islamabad Airport.
Chairing a meeting attended by Secretary Communications Division and Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Shahid Ashraf Tarar at his official residence, Prime Minister Sharif pinned hope and confidence that the new route of metro bus would ease the traffic load towards the New Islamabad Airport and save time of the commuters.
The premier also directed to ensure state-of-the-art service be provided in the metro bus link, with no compromise on quality of work and service.
He continued that road network was essential for the overall socio-economic development of the country and also in creating huge economic potential for trade and commerce.
The prime minister was informed in the meeting that 14 bus stops would be made along the route.