Punjab, KP transporters raise fares

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From Abid Usman

LAHORE: Punjab transporters on Sunday increased fares by 20 percent after the federal government increased the petrol price by Rs25.58 per liter. Transporters have increased fares for inter-city and intra-city bus travel.
Meanwhile, the fares for inter-provincial transport service have been hiked by 15 percent in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK).
The fare from Peshawar to Islamabad and Rawalpindi has been increased from Rs300 to Rs400.
zAll Pakistan Goods Transporter Association (APGTA) has also confirmed increase in fares by 10 to 20 per cent after fresh jump in POL rates.