PESHAWAR: The provincial government has actually suspended the inter-city public transportation for 2 days a week (Saturdays as well as Sundays) to help quit the spread of Covid-19 cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Nonetheless, there will certainly be no restriction on the intra-city public transportation and freight trucks and also containers and also vehicles transporting food products will be exempted from the restriction, according to a notification issued by the transport and mass transit division below on Friday.
It said the action was absorbed sight of the decisions taken at a conference of the NCOC in the middle of the resurgence in Covid-19 cases.
At the same time, the transporters said the limitation just on the inter-city transportation was a futile exercise due to the fact that there would certainly be no restriction on intra-city, BRT, taxis cab, auto rickshaws and also inter-provincial transportation.
“The federal government ought to announce total restriction on all type of transport for some days to stem spread of the virus,” Khan Zaman Afridi, a leading carrier, informed Dharti.