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Sharjeel Memon Offers Turkish Company to bring European Standard Electric Buses in Karachi

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Provincial Minister for Information, Transport and Mass Transit Sharjeel Inam Memon met with Cemil Senocak Director Albayrak Group a Turkish company Monday and offered him to bring European Standard Electric public transport buses in Karachi. 

Secretary Transport Abdul Haleem Sheikh, Managing Director Sindh Mass Transit Authority Capt. (retd) Altaf Hussain were also present on the occasion.

The Minister offered the Turkish company to bring European standard electric buses to Karachi as it ( Karachi ) is a metropolitan city with the best business opportunities. He said that Sindh Transport Department has planned to bring thousands of buses in the city and is working on modern BRT system in the metropolis under Red Line, Orange Line, People’s Intra-District Bus Service and Yellow Line. He also offered him to set up a manufacturing plant in Dhabeji Free Economic Zone. He said that options of Sindh government are open and prepared to extend every possible support to Turkish company to invest in public transport sector in Karachi. ‘ We are ready to join hands under public private partnership mode . Government can provide subsidy on operating and maintenance of Buses which ever suits the company as Sindh government is very serious in giving modern , reliable transport facility to the people of Karachi.

The Provincial Minister said that Pakistan and Turkey have excellent cordial relations and they wanted that Turkish companies to invest in Sindh in the field of public transport.

Sharjeel Memon said that during his recent visit to Turkey, he met with the Turkish Deputy Minister for Transport and invited him to invest in public transport in Sindh.

Director Albayrak Group Cemil Senocak said: they feel proud to work in Pakistan,” and added that his company is also interested in the field of public transport in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan.

He said that they will make proposals in this regard and share with the transport department.

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