Electric buses to operate in Pakistan from this year: Fawad Chaudhry

The minister says the electric buses will start operating in the country from this year. Photo: Geo.tv/File

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday announced that electric buses will operate in Pakistan from this year. 

The minister took to Twitter to share a Strategic Alliance Agreement between Daewoo Express and Skywell Automobile, China, according to which an electrical vehicles value chain will be set up in Pakistan. 

In a tweet, the federal minister termed it a breakthrough in fulfilling another promise by the government to take the country on the road to progress and said that the electric buses will start to function in Pakistan from this year.

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“From this year, electric buses will start running in Pakistan, and in three years, these buses will start being completely manufactured in Pakistan,” the minister

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Modern technology to be introduced to promote Halal food industry: Chaudhry Fawad

Modern technology to be introduced to promote Halal food industry: Chaudhry Fawad
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ISLAMABAD, Sep 9 (APP): Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chuadhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday said that modern technology would be introduced to promote Pakistan’s Halal Food Industry.

Addressing an awareness seminar titled “Halal Accreditation: A Gateway to international Trade” organized by Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), Ministry of Science and Technology at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), he said that it was time to adopt digitalization and bio technology, adding that Halal authority was formed to strengthen the industry.

The minister said that after 18th amendment provinces have not shared their plans in this regard, adding that people want investment should be facilitated and farms should be established to increase the livestock.

He called upon provincial Ministers of Livestock to play their role in strengthening Halal food industry.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that government was not supposed to do business, but provide maximum

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