Metro bus service closed ahead of PTI long march

Students can travel without fare in buses, train, announces Punjab Govt

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Masstransit Authority (PMA) on Tuesday announced that the metro bus service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad will be closed due to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) long march.

According to PMA, the Metro bus service was stopped at the request of the Rawalpindi and Islamabad administrations. Metro bus service will probably remain closed till the 26th.

While the further closure of Metro service will be decided after considering the situation.

On the other hand, because of the long march, the administration has also decided to seal the Faizabad Interchange. 

Read more: Govt won’t allow PTI spread discord: Interior Minister

The federal cabinet has decided not to let Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) go ahead with its long march.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chaired the meeting of the federal cabinet here on Tuesday. The meeting discussed the current political situation in the country and other matters of importance, the PM Office said.

Speaking to media after the cabinet meeting, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said the PTI’s long march is not democratic and they will not allow the long to avoid spreading chaos and discord.

“We will not allow fitna and fasaad (discord or chaos). They will be stopped so they cannot propagate their misleading agenda” Rana Sanaullah said “These people (PTI) have moved from abuses to bullets. A police constable was killed in Lahore.”

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