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Chief justice directs for timely completion of Orange Line Metro Project in Lahore

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar has directed for timely completion of Orange Line Metro project in Lahore. Hearing Punjab Mega Projects case on Thursday, the chief justice asked the concerned authorities to immediately prepare a strategy in this regard and inform the court accordingly. He observed that citizens were facing immense difficulties due to non-completion of this project. Earlier this month, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has acquired some critical documents revealing…

Govt to conduct forensic audit of mega projects including metro bus

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet has decided to hold forensic audit of mega projects like metro bus, Orange Train and other projects with an objective to ensure transparency. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said funds worth billions of rupees had been spent or announced, by the previous government, for different districts to build airports, motorways and other mega projects ignoring the basic needs like health, education and clean drinking water. ‚ÄúTherefore, the cabinet has also decided to conduct a…

Shahbaz warns of bloody revolution if Orange Line project halted

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday inaugurated the first set of bogies of the Lahore Orange Line metro train. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister warned those who attempted to create obstacles in the mega project, saying that people should identify those who stopped the welfare of the people. "People should identify those attempted to halt the development of the country," he said adding that petitions were filled against the project and stay orders on construction near eleven heritage…

Lahore Orange Line metro train project to be completed by December

LAHORE: Orange Line Metro Train Project will be completed by December this year and the consignment of its bogies will reach Lahore the same year from China. This was stated by Adviser to the Chief Minister and Orange line Metro Train Steering Committee Chairman Khawaja Ahmad Hassan while addressing a briefing of NESPAK officials in Lahore. He said that 72 percent construction work of the project has been completed. Read More: China produces trains for Orange Line metro The meeting was informed that contract of 12…

China produces trains for Orange Line metro

BEIJING: A train designed for the Orange Line Metro subway in Lahore has rolled off the production line in central Hunan province of China, Xinhua reported on Monday. The train with five coaches is the first of 27 and designed for the 25.58 km Orange Line Metro in Lahore. It is produced by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co. Ltd. According to a corporation engineer, an energy-saving air-conditioning system suitable for the constant high summer temperature and unstable voltage in Pakistan is the showpiece of the design. The…