Transport Minister G.S Bali has directed the Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation (HRTC) to arrange special buses for the Himachalis returning from Iraq from New Delhi to their respective destinations.

He said that HRTC would provide free transport facility to the people of Himachal Pradesh coming back from Iraq.

Earlier, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has directed the Principal Resident Commissioner, New Delhi to make necessary arrangements for receiving and providing transport facilities to the people of the State who were being brought back from Iraq.

Virbhadra Singh also directed HRTC authorities to arrange their transportation from New Delhi free of cost.