On Friday, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon announced the launch of Pakistan’s first electric bus service in Karachi.
The service, which begins today, will run from Tank Chowk Malir Cantt to Clock Tower Roundabout, Sea View Defence using Khayaban e Ittehad.
The buses will be environmentally friendly, as they are charged via solar energy, and the fares will be low, providing a comfortable and affordable option for citizens.
The Sindh government, led by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has been focused on development, progress, and prosperity, with the launch of electric taxi services for the citizens of Karachi, including pink-colored taxis driven by women for female passengers.
Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon announced that the electric taxi service will be rolled out in two phases.
The first phase will introduce blue-colored taxis while the second phase will introduce pink-colored taxis driven by women, exclusively for female passengers.
To ensure the safety and security of passengers, the pink taxis will be equipped with cameras and a monitoring system.
The shift towards electric transportation services aims to be sustainable, safe, affordable, and comfortable for citizens, and is a step towards a more environmentally-friendly future for Pakistan.
The move is also expected to benefit airport passengers, who will be able to avail the service.
Overall, the launch of Pakistan’s first electric bus service in Karachi is a positive development for the city and the country, as it promotes sustainable transportation and progress.