Punjab runs another metro bus, as Sindh still holds meetings

June 3, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: When Punjab government has successfully launched its second mega metro bus project in Rawalpindi-Islamabad, Sindh government is still in process of preparatory meetings for the federal government funds Green Line bus transit in Karachi.

Green Line Bus Transit project funded by the federal government should be started soon, said Sindh Chief Secretary Siddique Memon while reviewing the project in a meeting here Thursday.

He directed to summon yet another departmental meeting in this regard after one week.

The meeting was informed that high tension electricity cables and installations of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL), Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW&SB) are to be relocated from the route of Green Line Bus around Nagan Chowrangi and Sakhi Hassan area. The bus depot of defund Karachi Transport Corporation (KTC) at Sarjani Town would also be acquired for this project.

Memon assured his assistance for solution of the issues. He asked the Secretary Transport to convene a meeting of all stakeholders including K-Electric, KW&SB, SSGC and PTCL, within a week.

Chief Secretary also advised to strengthen liaison to this effect.