At a meeting between provincial minister for transport Sharjeel Inam Memon and Yutong Bus Country Manager Paul Zhang on Thursday, Yutong Bus accepted the offer to set up a public transport plant in Sindh.
The plant would either be set up in Karachi or Hyderabad, and the parties agreed to create a ‘concrete’ proposal regarding the matter by next week.
“The Department of Transport is working diligently to establish a public transport facility in Sindh,”Sharjeel Memon said, highlighting that this undertaking would bolster the public transport system.
As per the transport minister, the project would attract foreign investment into Pakistan and generate new employment opportunities.
Secretary Transport Abdul Haleem Sheikh, MD Sindh Mass Transit Authority Captain (retd) Altaf Hussain Sario and National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) Project Director Sohaib Shafiq were also present.
Zhang was accompanied by Service Head Yutong Wayner Wang.