KARACHI   -   Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani left for Istanbul to review the functioning of Tram service in Turkey so as to propose Tram Service Project to be started in Karachi. Director Municipal Services Mohammad Salahuddin and Director General (DG) Parks Taha Saleem also accompanied him, said a spokesperson on Sunday. During his visit to the Istanbul, he will explore the potential partners for the Tram service a proposed Public Private Partnership project to be started in Karachi. The Commissioner Karachi initially discussed the idea during his meeting with the Consul General of Turkey to run in the vicinity of the Saddar while he met at Commissioner Karachi Office. However, the idea was further expended to start the Tram service in different routes to facilitate the maximum citizens of Karachi similar to the tram service being provided in different cities of Turkey successfully. During his visit to the Istanbul, he will have meetings with the concerned officials and representatives of the Tram service companies to discuss the possibilities and arrangements of initiating the project under the Public Private Partnership mode.  In this connection, he will also possibly have the potential partners those who show their interest to start the tram service in Karachi. He will also explore the opportunities to be provided to the youth of Karachi in the fields of education and trades.