Gilgit and Skardu To Have Free Bus Service For Women
The Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) government has decided to introduce a ‘free of cost’ bus service for women in Gilgit and Skardu.
The announcement was made by the office of the chief secretary on its official Twitter handle.
The free-bus service for women will be operated during the peak hours on high rush routes. It will be started first in the Gilgit and Skardu city.
Great news for our daughters, sisters and mothers of Gilgit Baltistan. InshaAllah soon we will be starting free of cost women only bus service in Gilgit and Skardu during the peak hours on high rush routes . Now you can travel in a safe and comfortable environment and 1/2
— Office of the Chief Secretary, Gilgit Baltistan (@csgbpk) September 22, 2022
The step by the GB government has been widely lauded on social media. “Thanks for your stupendous initiative,” wrote a Twitter user Mishal Hidayat.
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