Lahore, 30th March: Pakistan’s first electric bus hits the road in Karachi.
According to the report of Baaghi TV, Sindh Transport Minister Syed Owais Shah launched an electric bus on Tuesday in Sindh’s capital city.
While addressing the media, Shah announced that as many as 100 electric buses will be launched in cooperation with the private sector by the end of this year.
Taking to his Twitter account, the minister shared a picture too:
Inaugrated the first electric bus for Karachi. We will be adding a fleet of 100 electric buses for Karachi in near future. InshAllah !! pic.twitter.com/Nzcqlt2e4r
— Syed Awais Shah (@awais_shah01) March 30, 2021
Following the announcement, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry congratulated the Sindh Government, its Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and his ministry on their remarkable development in the country.
Want to congratulate Sindh Govt specially @MuradAliShahPPP and ministry of transport on their remarkable step to add electric bus in Karachi Commuters system,@MinistryofST is fully behind Sind Govt in this futuristic approach hope Punjab and KP ll also take same route ASAP
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 30, 2021
It is to be remembered that the federal cabinet approved Pakistan’s first Electric Vehicle Policy last year in December.
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