Rawalpindi: The Peshawar Mor Interchange on the Kashmir Highway in Islamabad and the control and command centre of the metro bus service at Rawalpindi Saddar are ready for inauguration. Dawn quoted Metro Bus Project Implementation Committee chairman Hanif Abbasi as saying that the seven-storey building of the control and command centre would be inaugurated by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on March 15 or 16.
He said the offices and computer system of the metro bus service would be shifted to the new building within a week.
Abbasi said the building would provide parking facility to the metro bus passengers, adding three floors of the building will be allocated for parking. He said close circuit TV (CCTV) cameras installed on the route of the metro bus service would be monitored from the main office. The drivers and ambulances on the route would also be monitored from the centre, he said.
About Peshawar Mor Interchange, Abbasi said the work was almost complete and added that he would give a briefing to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after conducting a visit to the site along with the Rawalpindi Commissioner on March 12 so that he would give a date for its inauguration. About the out-of-order elevators in the metro bus stations, he said 70 elevators were in a working condition and added that the remaining would be made functional soon.