LAHORE - The district administration is starting free shuttle service from today (Saturday) for taking citizens to all the eight cattle markets, established by the City District Government Lahore for Eidul Azha.
DCO Naseem Sadiq said that the bus service would be available from Yateem Khana Chowk to Shahpur Kanjra Multan Road Cattle Market, Qainchi Ferozpur Road to Mandi Kacha, Chowk Johar Town to LDA Avenue, Railway Station to Mandi Sagian Bridge and Shalimar Chowk to Bismillah Housing GT Road. The service will be available from 10am to 10pm, he added.
“Furthermore, the government is providing ‘sasti truck service’ for the transportation of sacrificial animals from today (Saturday) and decided to fix Rs 500 big animal and Rs 150 for small animals,” the DCO added. He also clarified that there was no parking fees on trucks, vans and other transports in all the cattle markets of the city. Meanwhile, the DCO directed the authorities concerned to ensure foolproof security in all the cattle markets. He said that more security cameras would be installed at all the cattle markets.