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Pakistan

Tram service to run on Karachi’s roads with Turkish assistance

  • They both agreed to introduce tram service at Karachi's two of the busiest arteries MA Jinnah Road and II Chandigarh Road.
18 Sep 2020

The Turkish government would assist Pakistan in introducing tram service, which would run at Karachi's MA Jinnah Road and II Chandigarh Road, one of the busiest routes in the metropolis.

The offer was given by Turkish Consul General Tolga Ucak to Administrator Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shallwani. In a meeting held at the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation's office. Shallwani expressed gratitude to the Turkish Consul General for tendering the support to provide better transport facilities to the people of Karachi.

Tram service is considered as one of the most important parts of mass transit across the globe as the people use it to commute, which is also fuel-saving. Turkish city Istanbul is also known for tram service and Karachi could also be the desired place for the tourists owing to the tram service similar to that available in the Turkish capital Istanbul.

Shallwani said that keeping in view the need to bring in a cheaper and faster transport systems, they both agreed to introduce tram service at Karachi's two of the busiest arteries MA Jinnah Road and II Chandigarh Road.