Mr Umar also referred 1985 incident of girl Bushra Zaidi which triggered ethnic violence and changed the political situation in Karachi.
Governor of Sindh Imran Ismail was also present at the event and both representatives of the federal government said that it is a milestone of this government by giving transport package to the provincial capital of Sindh province. They further said that the city which gave most of the taxes had been deprived of a modern transport system in the past.
Karachi green buses roads Area Distance
This was the first batch of 40 green buses and another delivery will arrive Pakistan in next month, these 80 buses will cover a 22 km distance from Surjani town to Gurumandir and Numaish Phase-I aiming modern transport system in Karachi. These buses would be functional within 2 months as software installation and drivers training is to be awaited while track and stations have already been completed.
Asad Umar the federal Minister also said that Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project is on the final approval stage which would provide a transport facility up to one million passengers and initially catering for about 450,000 passengers and three more projects of big roads on Orangi nullah, Gujjar nullah and Mehmoodabad nullah are expected to complete very soon.