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Karachi Roads Will See Electric Taxis This Year: Sindh Govt

BY Shahzad Saeed May 27, 2023. 06:48 pm UPDATED: May 27, 2023. 06:48 pm

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On Wednesday, the Sindh government announced plans to launch an electric taxi service in Karachi, Pakistan. The start of the taxi service was announced by Sharjeel Memon, the Sindh Transport Minister, for the upcoming fiscal year. The goal of this initiative is to give Karachi’s youth job opportunities. In the beginning, 150 taxis will be made available as part of the service.

There will be special pink taxis for women only to ensure their comfort and safety. These pink taxis will also have female drivers, further advancing inclusivity and empowering women in the transportation industry. On the other hand, men have been advised to ride in red taxis.

An important step toward embracing sustainable transportation and lowering environmental pollution is the launch of an electric taxi service. The government wants to help the city move toward a cleaner, greener future by choosing electric vehicles.

The implementation of this service is anticipated to increase Karachi residents’ transportation options while advancing environmental awareness and gender equality. It will offer practical and environmentally friendly commuter options, which will be advantageous to both the passengers and the city as a whole.

Many people, especially young people, can anticipate potential job opportunities in the electric taxi industry as the service is set to launch in the new fiscal year. This project supports social and economic advancement in addition to meeting the city’s transportation needs.

Read more: Pakistan is Giving Up GDP Growth to Sell 25% Cheaper Petrol: Economist

 

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