EV transition targets elusive sans optimized funding stream, stakeholder collaboration: Experts

ISLAMABAD, Apr 8 (APP):The experts at a webinar on Pakistan’s Electric Vehicles’ Market Potential said that shifting from existing fuel-based automobiles to EV or Electric Vehicles was elusive without an optimized funding stream and stakeholder collaboration at the government and private sector level. The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) as part of its Monday webinar… Continue reading EV transition targets elusive sans optimized funding stream, stakeholder collaboration: Experts

CM adds 80 more buses in People’s Bus Service fleet in Karachi

KARACHI, Jan 10 (APP):Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister, Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqar, added another 80 buses to the Peoples Bus Service fleet in a simple ceremony, the new buses include 30 hybrid and 50 electric vehicles. With the addition of 80 new buses, the city’s fleet now comprises 300 buses, including 18 Pink Buses. This he… Continue reading CM adds 80 more buses in People’s Bus Service fleet in Karachi

PM for relocation of industries out of cities; promotion of electric vehicles

ISLAMABAD, Dec 3 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday directed the federal and provincial governments to get major industrial units like brick kilns and steel furnaces relocated outside the cities with effective restrictions. The prime minister, chairing a meeting on pollution-related issues in the country, also called for incentivizing the use of quality fuel and… Continue reading PM for relocation of industries out of cities; promotion of electric vehicles

E-Taxi service for Northern Areas revolutionary step towards eco-friendly connectivity: Amin

ISLAMABAD: August 16 - Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam addressing during inauguration ceremony of E-Taxis for Northern Areas of Pakistan. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Monday inaugurated the environment friendly E-Taxi for northern areas of the country as per the Prime Minister’s vision of embracing 21st century technological advancement amid ecological conservation. Addressing the launching ceremony of first ever electric vehicles being introduced… Continue reading E-Taxi service for Northern Areas revolutionary step towards eco-friendly connectivity: Amin

Local assembling of EVs to be started this year: Hammad Azhar

ISLAMABAD, Jul 29 (APP):Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar on Thursday expressed the hope that under clean and green initiative of Prime Minister, local assembling of electric vehicles (EVs) would start in the country by this year. Addressing a consultative workshop “Scaling up electric Mobility in Pakistan” organized jointly by National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority… Continue reading Local assembling of EVs to be started this year: Hammad Azhar

Economy put on sustainable, quality growth path: Khusro

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ISLAMABAD, Jul 08 (APP): Federal Minister for Industries and Production, Khusro Bakhtiar said Thursday that the incumbent government had laid solid foundation of economy to promote long-term sustainable economic growth. Addressing the launching ceremony of environment-friendly Electric motorbike here, the federal minister said that the country had to go to International Monetary Fund (IMF) only… Continue reading Economy put on sustainable, quality growth path: Khusro

Govt encouraging manufacturing, use of electric vehicles: Shaukat Tarin

ISLAMABAD, Jun 11 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin Friday said the government was encouraging the manufacturing and use of electric vehicles to address environmental issues and reduce reliance on gasoline besides provision of cheaper source of transportation to public. In his budget speech, the minister said that for the purpose, various… Continue reading Govt encouraging manufacturing, use of electric vehicles: Shaukat Tarin

Electric vehicle system future of Pakistan under PM’s green agenda: PM aide

ISLAMABAD, May 27 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Thursday said that introducing modern and environmental-friendly transport system through electric vehicles (EVs) in the country was of unprecedented importance to the efforts for coping with Pakistan’s air pollution woes and making cities clean and green under PM Imran… Continue reading Electric vehicle system future of Pakistan under PM’s green agenda: PM aide

Pakistan to scrap coal power; go for 60% clean energy; 30% electric vehicles by 2030: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said Pakistan was committed to mitigate impact of climate change and vowed to scrap its coal based power projects, produce 60 per cent clean energy through renewable resources and run 30 percent of its vehicles on electricity by the year 2030. “I assure you that Pakistan will be doing its… Continue reading Pakistan to scrap coal power; go for 60% clean energy; 30% electric vehicles by 2030: Imran Khan

Pakistan emerges as first-ever country of South Asia to have electric vehicles this year: Ch Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (APP): Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Wednesday said Pakistan would be the first country of South Asia to have electric vehicles on its roads this year which is a matter of pride. He was addressing the signing ceremony of Strategic Alliance Agreement for setting up of Electric Vehicles… Continue reading Pakistan emerges as first-ever country of South Asia to have electric vehicles this year: Ch Fawad

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