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Govt plans to introduce electric buses in Karachi

Federal Minis­ter for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said on Sunday (Oct 4) that the federal govt wanted to introduce electric buses in Karachi.

Speaking at a press conference here on Sunday, the minister said that transport was a big issue for the people of Karachi and the government was contemplating introducing electric buses in the megacity as well as in Islamabad.

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“We would suggest this project to the Sindh government through the governor,” the minister said, adding he would also meet Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in the next visit to request him to switch the public transport in Karachi to electricity.

“We would take the Sindh chief minister onboard on the issue of electric buses for the city,” he said.

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