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Revised plans to bring down Yellow Line cost shared with World Bank

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KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday discussed an alternative plan for BRT Yellow Line with World Bank to minimise the cost of the multi-billion project and ensure its timely completion.

Sindh Minister for Information, Transport and Mass Transit Sharjeel Inam Memon held a meeting with World Bank’s Senior Transport Specialist Lincoln Flor in his office to review the original plan. The two sides agreed to undertake a detailed review of the PC-I and PC-II and alternative proposals for the BRT Yellow Line.

“The two [sides] agreed to hold further meeting and take a final decision in a week,” said a statement issued after the meeting. In order to further optimise the Yellow Line project and make it an economically successful model, two alternative proposals had also been prepared and shared with World Bank, it added.

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