Karachi, August 09, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chief Secretary Sindh Major Rtd. Azam Suleman Khan has asked the Sindh Mass Transit Authority (SMTA) to ensure earliest completion of Green Line Project, so that other project of BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) could also be materialized to facilitate the citizens of Karachi in their day to day travelling sufficiently. He was presiding a review meeting of the SMTA, with the particular reference of Green Line Project, in Sindh Secretariat on Thursday.
Expressing displeasure over the steady implementation of the project, the Chief Secretary advised to adopt necessary steps for completion of project, without unnecessary steps for completion of project without unnecessary delay. Secretary Transport M. Saeed Aawan, and Commissioner Karachi Sualeh Ahmed Farooqui apprised the meeting that the Phase-1 of the Green Line Project has been completed from Surjani Town to Gru-Mandar the 24k.m. area, consisting 35 stations, would facilitate over 0.4m (four lacs) passengers daily conveniently. The average distance amongst the stations would be 800 meters.
The Chief Secretary noted that he would personally visit the project to watch the progress at the site. The managing Director SMTA, told that the work on Phase-II of the Project from Numaish Chorangi to Tower will commence next week. Maj. Rtd. Azam Suleman advised that all bottle necks must be removed for expeditious accomplishment of the project to benefit the passengers with better traveling atmosphere.
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