KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the timely completion of Abdul Sattar Edhi Orange Line is bound to provide transport facility of an international standard to the people of Karachi.

He stated this while chairing a high-powered meeting to review the progress of under construction of Abdul Sattar Edhi Orange Line project here at Chief Minister’s House on Sunday. Sindh Transport Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Chairman P&D Mohammad Waseem, CM’s Principal Secretary Sohail Rajput and others attended the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, the CM directed the Transport Department to start paper work for procurement of buses for Orange Line and Green Line- the federally funded project. “This will help to start buses forthwith the completion of both the BRT projects,” he said.

It may be recalled that the federal government has launched Green Line project, infrastructure component while the Sindh government has to procure 80 for it. The Abdul Sattar Edhi BRT Line solely belongs to Sindh government.

Murad Ali Shah also directed Minister transport to personally supervise the development works going on at the sites and also ensure inform availability of all concerned officers on the sites.

“I will personally visit the sites on random basis and if any negligence is found, I will personally sit on the site and supervise the work,” CM warned.

The PPP government in Sindh has kept its promise of development of infrastructure in the city and we would also fulfill our commitments we have made for launching BRT projects, he concluded.