The Sindh Transport Minister Sharjeel Memon on Thursday announced that it will be launching “Pakistan’s first” women-only Pink bus service in Karachi by 1st February 2023.
Sindh Information and Transport Minister Sharjeel Inaam Memon took to Twitter and announces that the “Transport department government of Sindh is going to start Pakistan’s first bus service only for women and girls exclusively.”
He added, “Inshallah Pink buses will start their operation from 1st February in Karachi.
Pakistan’s First Electric Bus
Earlier this month 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.
“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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