Electric Buses in Karachi!!
Karachi gets its first-ever electric buses on Tuesday.
Sindh Transport Minister Syed Awais Qadir Shah on Tuesday inaugurated the electric buses for the metropolis.
The electric buses would initially operate on the route from Tower to Sohrab Goth and the fare would Rs4 per kilometer.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the provincial minister said that hat transport was a big issue for the people of Karachi and the government was contemplating introducing electric buses in the megacity.
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
Inaugurating the first electric bus under a public-private partnership, Owais Qadir Shah also claimed that the Sindh government would increase the number of buses every month.
On the other hand, Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, took to Twitter to congratulate the Sindh government on the development.
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