Ministry of Industries and Production (MOIP) told the federal cabinet meeting that at least 22 companies had been issued licenses to manufacture electric bikes.
In a Federal cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, MOIP informed the cabinet members that 22 companies had been issued licenses to manufacture electric bikes in Pakistan.
MOIP further informed the cabinet members that the use of electric bikes will not only save fuel but will also prove eco-friendly by reducing carbon emissions.
PM instructed to submit a detailed plan regarding electric bikes to the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC). It was also highlighted in the briefing that currently 90 companies are manufacturing motorcycles and auto-rickshaws in the country with a capacity to manufacture 6 million motorcycles annually.
Earlier while addressing the meeting, PM directed to set up a committee to work on reducing electricity consumption in government offices by 30 percent.
The meeting was apprised that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the National Energy Efficiency and Conversation Authority (National Energy Efficiency and Conversation) have also prepared an awareness campaign about energy-saving and austerity.
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