Karachi, July 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Caretaker Minister for Transport and Mass Transit Authority / Chairman KPTS Col. Rtd. Dost Muhammad Chandio has directed to convene meeting of Karachi Public Transport Society at the earliest to evolve regulation mechanism for private cabs including Uber, Careem and White Cab providing service at Karachi Airport.
Caretaker Minister for Transport, Mass Transit Authority, Mines Mineral and Rehabilitation Col. Rtd. Dost Muhammad Chandio said this on Friday while talking to a three member delegation of Karachi Public Transport Society (KPTS) led by its Administrator Shams Abro at his office. The delegation other members included KPTS member board of governor Advocate Nadeem and Consultant Justice Helpline Major Rtd. Imran.
Delegation apprised Caretaker Minster regarding transport issues in Karachi and added that private cabs were ply on the roads illegally without any regulation mechanism and charging citizen high fares. They said that government has no data about the Uber, Careem and White Cab providing service at Karachi Airport. They were of view that the data of passengers were being leaked particularly lady travellers which was tantamount to security risk.
Delegation suggested to convene meeting KPTS board of governors to evolve regulation mechanism for private companies running car service in metropolis. Caretaker Minister assured delegation to take all measures to provide Karachities safe and secure transport facility.
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