ISLAMABAD  – Inter-city transporters are all set to increase fares by 10-15 per cent.

Inflation-hit masses prepare to receive another blow after transporters decide to increase fares following hike in the petroleum prices. Punjab urban transport owners association secretary-general ArshadKhan Niazi on Sunday warned of increase in transport fares against recent fuel price hike.

He said transport fare on inter-city routes will be increased by 5%, however, 10% increase will be imposed during days of CNG stations closure. Secretary RTA has not issued any notification regarding fare hike but transport owners in various cities  have already raised fares by 10-15pc.