Govt to launch CNG buses
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Environment Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi has said that the government has introduced a project of plying CNG buses in all the provinces and attractive incentives have been offered to transporters to convert their buses on CNG.
Talking to mediapersons on Monday , Afridi said that these measures would also help conserve energy and minimize hazardous smoke emissions in the air, and provide better transport facilities to the citizens, said a press release. Afridi said that the government had also initiated another programme of converting all Rikshaws on CNG and alternate sources of energy. The provincial governments had been asked to complete this project within five years. He said that the increasing quantum of emissions in the air were causing fatal ailments and also becoming a source of global warming. -App