The Federal Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub Khan announced that the PTI-led government of Pakistan has decided to set up as many as 24 more electric vehicles charging stations across the country in the near future.
The federal minister announced this development while addressing the launching ceremony of the first electric charging station of the country in the federal capital of Islamabad.
The launching of the country’s first charging station in Islamabad is a welcoming initiative and an important step towards the “Clean and Green Pakistan”.
“At least 24 new electric vehicle charging stations will be set up across the country in future, which will help the common people of Pakistan,” the minister said adding the PTI-led federal government of Pakistan was talking the concrete steps to control the environmental pollution in the country.
He further added that the government was also taking several initiatives for the development in the energy sector of the country.
While addressing the ceremony, a Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Petroleum Nadeem Babar said the opening of a charging station in Islamabad will help encourage electric vehicles as future transportation in the country.