KARACHI – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is going to perform groundbreaking of Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System in Karachi on Friday (Today), media reported.
The 16 billion rupee project is first ever of Pakistan that has been initiated by the federal government. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left for Karachi.
The Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System is a significant milestone in upgrading and decongesting the overburdened transport infrastructure of Karachi. The project starts from Surjani Town and ends at Municipal Park, M.A Jinnah Road Karachi.
A fully autonomous company, Karachi Infrastructure Development Company Limited (KIDCL), has been incorporated under a Board of Directors to take all decisions independently for planning and implementation of the project, officials said.
The corridor, after completion, will benefit nearly 300,000 passengers per day. The entire funding for the project has been provided by the federal government. The Project is going to be completed within one year.