The Government of Sindh launched their electric bus project for the people of Karachi on Tuesday by introducing the first vehicle of the fleet.
Transport Minister Awais Qadir Shah announced that the electric buses in the city would initially run between the Merewether Tower and Sohrab Goth at a fare of Rs4 a kilometer. He vowed that 100 such vehicles will be plying across the city by the end of the year. While inaugurating the project, Shah said that 10 electric buses will run during the trial phase. He said that the fare from one stop to another will be Rs10, while Rs4 a kilometer will be charged from every passenger.