Peshawar BRT becomes subcontinent’s first transport project to get Gold Standard award

Peshawar BRT becomes subcontinent's first transport project to get Gold Standard award

Peshawar: The Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Thursday received the Gold Standard Service award for providing environment-friendly services to the people of Peshawar.

The award was presented to the provincial education minister Kamran Bangash in a ceremony held at the Chief Minister house.

Mr Bangash expressing his satisfaction and happiness said that it was an honour for Peshawar that Peshawar had achieved the world’s highest-ranking in BRT service.

The Asian Development Bank said in a tweet that BRT is 1st in the subcontinent, 3rd in Asia 11th city globally to receive Gold Standard. Dr Walter Hook, a member of the tech committee, presented the award to Kamran Bangash.

Planning Minister Asad Umar congratulated Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service in Peshawar being awarded the Gold Standard Service award.

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