PM announces Bus Rapid Transport System for Karachi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced the immediate construction of a Bus Rapid Transport system in Karachi.

The federal government will provide Rs15 billion for the project which would be named ‘Green Line.’ Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced that the federal government will also pay the share of Sindh and Karachi for the project.

The prime minister visited Karachi on Thursday and also met with traders to discuss problems they were encountering.

Earlier, while chairing a law and order meeting the prime minister was briefed on a strategic change in the Karachi operation due to Operation Zarb-e-Azb.