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Enhance the capacity of Karachi’s mass transit system

The promise is a part of the PTI's plan to upgrade Karachi.
Updated 03 Aug, 2020 05:13pm

As part of its plan to upgrade Karachi, the PTI, in its manifesto, says that it "will transform and massively enhance the capacity of Karachi’s mass transit system by leveraging on public and private financing".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

Updates

July 19, 2020: Pakistan, ADB ink $235m agreement to develop Karachi’s Red Line BRT project (read details)

June 15, 2020: Budget documents show billions allocated for multiple Karachi projects (read details)

April 5, 2020: Islamabad to operate Green Line bus service for three years after completion (read details)

March 13, 2020: PM Imran reiterates resolve to uplift Karachi infrastructure (read details)

Jan 23, 2020: Govt decides to revive $2b Karachi Circular Railway project (read details)

Nov 29, 2019: 'Centre will provide $48 million for Red Line Bus Rapid Transit project' (read details)

Nov 28, 2019: Sindh, centre agree to run city transport on methane gas (read details)

Nov 26, 2019: Pakistan, WB sign five loan agreements of $787 million for development projects, majority for uplifting Karachi (read details)

Oct 7, 2019: Centre earmarks Rs16 billion for 44 Karachi uplift projects including Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System (read details)

Sept 28, 2019: 'Funds from recently announced package for Karachi will only be released after adopting a financial discipline and monitoring policy' (read details)

Sept 8, 2019: PM forms committee to address Karachi’s misery (read details)

Aug 27, 2019 PTI govt clears 6 development projects worth Rs218.5b including two Karachi-based mass transit projects funded by international creditors (read details)

March 30, 2019: PM Khan announces package for Karachi's mass transit system (read details)

Oct 26, 2018: President Alvi to inaugurate local express train service for Karachi on Oct 31 (read details)

Oct 6, 2018: Circular, local trains to be launched soon: governor (read details)

Feb 2, 2019: PTI says Imran set to announce package for Karachi (read more)

July 23, 2019: President briefed on Karachi’s Green Line project (read more)

March 26, 2019: ‘PM to launch most Centre-funded projects in city this September’ (read more)

Feb 11, 2019: President assures CM of early completion of federal projects in Sindh (read more)