Sindh Government Going to Launch Karachi to Sukkur Bullet Train Project.
According to reports, The Sindh government has asked the World Bank for financing to import three hundred electric buses for Karachi city. The proposal came in a meeting between Sindh Minister for Information, Transport and Mass-Transit Sharjeel Memon and a delegation of World Bank led by practice manager transport Shomik Mehndiratta in Karachi.
The Sindh government and representatives of the World Bank also agreed to carry out a joint survey of the Bus Rapid Transit Yellow line in Karachi.
Sindh Transport and Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon said on Thursday that the provincial government was planning to launch the Karachi-Sukkur bullet train project. He said this while chairing a meeting regarding the Yellow Line BRT project in Karachi. The meeting was attended by a World Bank delegation and officials from the transport ministry.
The minister said that the Sindh government was planning the Karachi-Sukkur bullet train project and for that, they need cooperation from World Bank. Sindh government is working tirelessly to improve the transport system in Karachi, he told the meeting.
The minister further said that the government was planning the Karachi-Hyderabad bullet train project in the first phase with the collaboration of the World Bank.
He also invited World Bank to bring 300 electric buses to Karachi under the People Bus Service project.