First route of electric bus service launched.

KARACHI -- The Sindh government on Friday launched the first route of the electric bus service under its Peoples Bus Service programme.

The electric bus will ferry passengers from Karachi Airport to Seaview.

Sindh Information, Transport and Mass Transit Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon along with Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani inaugurated the bus service.

They reviewed facilities in the service and also had their first ride in the bus.

'This is Pakistan's first electric bus service, which is being started today from Karachi. These are environment-friendly buses, which will run on electricity.' said Mr Memon while talking to reporters.

He said that there was no bus service for people intending to go to the airport (from Seaview...

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