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PPP policy board calls for fresh bidding on BRT Yellow Line project

KARACHI: A meeting of the Public Private Partnership policy board chaired by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took important decisions for expediting the procedures of BRT Yellow and Blue Lines, Malir Expressway and establishment of 50MW power plant for the K-IV project. The meeting was attended by provincial ministers Saeed Ghani, Imtiaz Shaikh, Nasir Shah, Adviser Murtaza Wahab, MPAs Ghulam Qadir Chandio, Awais Qasir Shah, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, concerned provincial secretaries, head of PPP unit Khalid Shaikh…

21 stations of green line bus to complete in Dec, CM Sindh told

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was on Friday briefed over the progress of the  Green Line BRT and other public transport projects in Karachi. Project Director Green Line BRT Sualeh Farooqui informed that the chief minister that over eighty percent work has been completed on the stretch from the Surjani to Municipal Park. He added that the cost of the project was Rs17.85 billion. The 21-kilometre exclusive corridor till Gurmandir and the Abdul Sattar Edhi interchange have also been completed. He…

CM Sindh approves to launch BRT, intra-bus projects on PPP mode

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday approved several projects of Transport and Mass Transit department including the Blue, Green and Orange Line BRT projects, and the inter-city bus project. The chief minister was chairing the 23rd meeting of Public Private Policy board which approved the projects along with others from the finance and health departments on public-private partnership mode. Blue Line: The Transport and Mass Transit Department (TMTD) has received an unsolicited proposal on the…

CM Sindh discusses three different proposals for Green Line BRT

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday discussed three different options for the Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) at M.A. Jinnah Road and directed the concerned departments to submit detailed proposal within ten days. The chief minister presiding over a meeting was informed that the federally-funded Green Line BRT project has attained more than 65 percent physical progress. The original scope of the project from Surjani to Gurumandir (Phase 1-A) will be finalised by the end of December 2017. The…

CM Sindh orders environment assessment of Blue Line BRT

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed to conduct environment assessment of  Blue Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) so that the project could be initiated under public private partnership.  Blue Line BRT was initially planned to be about 48 km long from Gurumandir to Bahria Town via Teen Hatti, Liaquatabad No.10, Shahrah-e-Pakistan, Sohrab Goth and M-9 and additionally connecting Jinnah International Airport via M.M. Alam Road to Bahria Town. As per plan, the BRT Blue Line would share the route with…