Sindh Information and Transport Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon launched Pakistan’s first electric bus service in Karachi.
While Talking to the media after inaugurating the bus service, Sharjeeel Memon said environment-friendly Peoples Electric Bus service will start from Tank Chowk Malir Cantt to Clock Tower Roundabout, Sea View Defence using Khayaban e Ittihad,” he said, adding that airport passengers can also avail this service.
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“The fares for these buses have been set at Rs50,” he said, adding that electric buses have more than 30 seats including designated seats for differently-abled persons.
He said that the in first phases 10 eco-friendly electric vehicles will ply route one from Airport to Clock Tower. Information and Transport Minister Sharjeel Memon said that a solar system was also installed for the charging of the buses.
Each bus will complete a journey of 240 kilometers after one-time charging, he added.
Remember that In November last year, Transport Minister Sharjeel Memon announced that the transport department of the Sindh government will start a new bus service in Karachi.
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