Development work on infrastructure of BRT Red Line reviewed
A meeting of the Board of Directors of Trans Karachi was held under the chair of Provincial Minister for Information, Transport and Mass Transit Sharjeel Inam Memon on Monday at his office.
The meeting reviewed the ongoing development work on the construction of infrastructure of BRT Red Line Project. It was decided in the board of directors meeting to convene at least one meeting every month to speed up the project.
It was also decided that initially fortnightly meetings of the Board to be held to gear up the project matters. Sharjeel Inam Memon said that the Red Line Project is conceived at cost of 503 million US dollars.
Due to rising inflation, the cost of the project has also increased and the Sindh government wants that the project is completed on time so that it does not have major escalation in cost.
He said that project partners will be responsible for any kind of delay in the project. He added that joint decisions have to be taken for the timely completion of the project in the interest of the citizens. Sharjeel Inam Memon said that the board should be taken into confidence in all decisions.
Board of Directors members including Secretary Transport Abdul Haleem Sheikh, MD Sindh Mass Transit Capt. (R) Altaf Hussain Sario, Justice ( R) Shaiq Usmani, Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi, Rukhsana Rahooja, CEO Trans Karachi Wasif Ijjal, Shumail Sikandar and others attended the meeting.