The adviser to the PM on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said that the government was planning to introduce electric buses in Lahore for dealing with the issue of air pollution.
While addressing the inaugural ceremony of the first-ever urban forest of Pakistan in Lahore, he said that the government was adopting sufficient steps for combating environmental pollution.
The adviser said that the electric buses would be operated in Lahore for reducing the air pollution.
On the 20th of November, it came out that the government had decided to introduce the electric buses in Pakistan for dealing with the menace of air pollution.
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The federal government had inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the private ride-hailing service for launching the electric automobiles in the nation.
The MoU was signed by Fawad Hussain the Minister for Science and Technology and the CEO of the bus hailing service in the federal capital.
Under the deal, the firm would be introducing the electric battery-powered buses and also would be spending 12 billion rupees for expanding its transport bus service in the nation.
The federal cabinet meeting that was held on the 4th of November, he had given approval to the draft policy for the electric motor vehicles.
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