Sindh Transport Minister Syed Awais Shah inaugurated Pakistan’s first electric bus in Karachi, promising to add a fleet of 100 additional buses in the near future.
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
The minister said that passengers would have to pay Rs 4 per kilometer to travel in electric buses. The fare from one stop to another stop would be Rs 10.
Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Science and Technology, took to his Twitter account and congratulated the Sindh government.
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