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Punjab govt is buying 300 electric buses for Lahore to curb pollution

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has announced plans to procure 300 electric buses for Lahore, as part of its commitment to promoting sustainable transportation and reducing environmental pollution.

The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, where officials reviewed the progress of various special projects initiated by the government.

Additionally, 330 electric buses will be introduced in other cities within Punjab, marking a significant step towards modernizing public transportation infrastructure across the province.

This initiative aligns with the government’s broader vision for a greener and more sustainable future.

The introduction of electric buses is expected to have a positive impact on Lahore’s environment and quality of life, contributing to Pakistan’s efforts to combat climate change and transition to a more sustainable transportation system.

The government is committed to ensuring the successful implementation of this project and is working closely with stakeholders to overcome any challenges that may arise.

The acquisition and deployment of electric buses are expected to be completed within a reasonable timeframe.

This initiative reflects the Punjab government’s dedication to sustainable development and its efforts to create a cleaner and healthier future for its citizens.

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