Provincial Minister for Transport Jahanzeb Khan Khhichi has said that revolutionary steps are being taken to ensure provision of better public transport and better traveling facilities to the people. He said this while talking to newsmen during his visit to General Bus Stand Attock. He said that he was visiting all the bus stands of the disitrict to have direct interaction with the transporters and public , listen to their problems and to take steps for the solution of their problems.
He said that land worth billion of rupees has been taken back from land mafia during anti encroachment campaign across the Punjab and this anti encroachment campaign will remain continue till its logical end. He said , system is being devised to control over loading in public transport and special steps are being taken to keep unfit public transport off the road. The Minister said that the record of the public transport is being computerised while fitness of the vehicles will be ensured through Vehicle Inspection and Certification System.
The minister ordered DRTA to take immediate action against those transporters involved in over loading , over charging and take strict action against teen age and those drivers having no valid driving licenses. The Minister earlier had a meeting with transporters and discussed different issues with them. During the meeting DC Attock Ishratullah Khan Niazi , DRTA Atif Khan , MPA Malik Jamshed Altaf , District Informatiin Officer Attock Shahzad Niaz Khokhar and Motor Vehicle Examiner Mujahid Khan was also present . During thebmeeting DRTA Attock Atif Khan briefed the minister about the public transport system of the Attock district. The Provincial Minister also had a meeting with Former MPA Syed Ejaz Hussain Bokhari and other PTI workers and discussed different issues .