Rapid transit system for Karachi approved

KARACHI: A mass transit service for Karachi has been approved in a high level meeting presided over by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, ARY News reported on Thursday.

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According to details, a 53 kilometers corridor from Bahria Town to Saddar for a rapid  bus service has been approved in a session presided by PPP co-chairman and former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.

Sindh government claimed that the the mass transit project will benefit 70,000 to 150,000 people daily in the busiest city of the province.

The session was briefed that the transit project has a budget of 70 billion rupees and it will be completed in 11 months time.

Moreover, 13 elevators and 25 stations shall be constructed for the transit project aimed at serving Pakistan’s economic hub and Sindh’s capital city.

The former president during the session advised to get No Objection Certificates (N.O.C) from all relevant authorities at the earliest besides urging all Sindh government departments to take measures for the speedy completion of the mass transit project.

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Rapid transit system for Karachi approved

by Anees Hanif