Pakistan-China road link: Bus left for Kashgar from Lahore

 
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Lahore, Nov 06 (TNS): Kashgar bound bus has left on its maiden journey from the Lahore and will take 36 hours to reach Chinese province Xinjiang.

The bus service is part of initiative to connect Pakistan and China via road under CPEC and will be a boon for business community.

The one-way luxury bus fare from Lahore to Kashgar is 13,000 rupees while in case of two way journey (return ticket) the expenses will be 23,000 rupees.

The bus will have five stopovers before crossing into China at Khunjerab.

The Lahore-Kashgar bus will run four days a week from Lahore on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday while it will require a valid visa and ID card.

The bus service from Kashgar will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.