Minister inspects orange line project

KARACHI:Sindh Minister for Transport, Mass transit, Labour, Human Resources and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah Thursday along with Secretary Transport Saeed Ahmed Awan visited the Orange (Abdul Sattar Edhi) Line Project, Orangi Town area.

DG Mass Transit Mohammad Athar, Supervising Company NESPAK and construction companies representatives were also present, said a statement issued here.

The Minister expressed his displeasure over the delay of construction work of the project.

He directed the DG Mass Transit to monitor regularly the project and send the weekly progress report to the Secretary Transport so that the progress on work could be reviewed.

The Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah visited the both sides of the project including bus depot, dedicated road, dedicated Elevated Flyovers, bus station of BRTS corridor packages from Town Office Orangi Town to Banaras Chowk and Banaras Chowk to Board Office where he inquired the details of the construction work.

It may be mentioned here that 3.8 kilometer project with cost of Rs. 643.350 million was to be completed in September 2017 but due to some reasons it was delayed.