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Sindh govt allocates budget for public transport infrastructure

News Summed Up 2019-06-15 05:30:00

Rs3.15b reserv足ed for nine ongoin足g develo足pment projec足tsKARACHI: The Sindh government has earmarked Rs5.2 billion to improve public transport infrastructure in its 2019-2020 budget. The reserved budget will be allocated for the Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the Yellow Line Projects to be built with the support of international financial institutions. Similarly, the provincial government has also kept initial funds for the Yellow Line BRTS project. The project will be constructed through the financial assistance of the World Bank, while the Sindh government will contribute a share of Rs5.25 billion. Similarly, Rs500 million has been reserved as the initial fund for the Inter-District Peoples Bus Service project.