The passengers will have to pay Rs4 per kilometer to travel in electric buses. The fare from one stop to another stop would be Rs10.
Sindh Transport Minister Syed Owais Shah on Tuesday inaugurated Pakistan’s first electric bus in Karachi.
The minister said that passengers will have to pay Rs4 per kilometer to travel in electric buses. The fare from one stop to another stop would be Rs10.
In the beginning, the 37 electric buses will operate on the route connecting Tower to Sohrab Goth.
Minister said that the Sindh government will soon issue tenders for 250 new buses, adding that 100 buses will be introduced in Karachi in the near future.
Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry took to Twitter to congratulate the Sindh government, specially Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and his ministry, on their “remarkable step to add electric bus in Karachi Commuters system”.
Originally published at ARY News