Govt committed to organizing transport sector: Hayat Kakar
Govt committed to organizing transport sector: Hayat Kakar
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QUETTA:  Secretary Transport Muhammad Hayat Kakar has said that the provincial government is committed to organizing the transport sector and ensuring the safety of passengers.

The second meeting was held in Quetta under the chairmanship of Secretary Transport Balochistan, Muhammad Hayat Kakar, to address the transport issues in the province effectively, as per the directives of Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Safraz Bugti.

The meeting was attended by Secretary Provincial Transport Authority, Secretary Regional Transport Authority, representatives of Home Department Balochistan, representatives of Excise and Taxation Balochistan, and representatives of Bus Union Balochistan and Truck Union.

The meeting reviewed the progress made so far to address the genuine issues of transporters and discussed ways to overcome the difficulties faced by them. The transporters were assured that their problems would be resolved, and they would be provided with all possible facilities. Secretary Transport Balochistan, Muhammad Hayat Kakar, said that the provincial government is committed to organizing the transport sector and ensuring the safety of passengers. He added that unnecessary checking and speeding are causing problems for passengers, and effective measures are being taken to address these issues.

He expressed deep regret over the loss of precious lives in the recent bus accident and stressed the need to prevent such incidents in the future. He said that by implementing safety measures, we can ensure the safety of our passengers. The meeting was attended by members of the committee formed by the Chief Minister Balochistan to address transport issues in the province.

The bus union representatives raised an objection that the two-day car service is picking up passengers from our route, causing us loss. Secretary Transport Balochistan assured them that the two-day car service will not pick up passengers from their route, and they will have to obtain a road permit, and they will have to register themselves with the government.

At the end of the meeting, Bus Union President Saeed Lehri presented a traditional Balochi turban to Secretary Transport Balochistan and assured him of their full cooperation.