Fawad Chaudhry—the Minister for Science and Technology on Tuesday said that Pakistan would have driverless cars in a few years.
He said that self-driving cars would be introduced and would soon be seen on public roads in the span of next few years, under the present government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. The government wants to ensure that all the road users understand these latest technologies.
While conversing with a local news channel, the minister said that the Ministry of Science and Technology was committed to introducing the latest technologies in every filed and in the span of next few years self-driving cars would also be launched in the country.
Fawad Chaudhry assured that these driverless cars would reduce road deaths by 90 percent.
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He said that Pakistan has got all the needed pieces of infrastructure in place for welcoming technology with open arms.
He also mentioned that equipping the police department with the recent technology is the greatest requirement of present times, as it would not just improve the efficiency of the police force but would also gain the confidence of the general public.
He also said that in a world that is technologically advanced where the crimes have become more organized and fatal, the governments need to be more alert for encountering the wrong-doers and offenders and for that modern technology has become the main pre-requirement.
While conversing about the eco-friendly rickshaws and bikes he said that the government would also be introducing countrywide electric bikes and rickshaws, which would be operating on the batteries for saving both energy and environment.