thenews.com.pk 18 Sep, 2020 02:30 am

Karachi can become tourist spot with Istanbul-like tram service

Karachi can become tourist spot with Istanbul-like tram service
Turkey’s government would assist the Government of Pakistan in restarting the tram service on Karachi’s MA Jinnah Road and II Chundrigar Road. Turkish Consul General Tolga Ucak has...

Karachi September 18, 2020 Turkey’s government would assist the Government of Pakistan in restarting the tram service on Karachi’s MA Jinnah Road and II Chundrigar Road.Tram service is considered one of the most important parts of mass transit across the globe as people use it to commute and it is also fuel-efficient, read the statement.Since the Turkish city of Istanbul is known for its tram service, the KMC believes that Karachi can also become a tourist hot spot because of starting a tram service on the pattern of that of Istanbul’s.Shallwani said that keeping in view the need to bring in a cheaper and faster transport system, they agreed to introduce the tram service on two of Karachi’s busiest arteries: MA Jinnah Road and II Chundrigar Road.

Shallwani also thanked Ucak for the support for the tram service as well as for upgrading libraries.The administrator said the Supreme Court has already ordered that the tram service be restarted in Karachi, adding that the historical reputation of the city would be restored after the service resumes.

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