Turkey offers running Tram Service in Karachi


KARACHI : Turkey offered to launch tram service in the port city, in a meeting of Turkish Consul General with the Administrator of Karachi.

Turkish Consul General Mr. Tolga Ucak called on Administrator Iftikhar Shalwani today and discussed with him the matters of mutual interest and cooperation.

Consul General Tolga Ucak said that his country was ready to extend cooperation for running a tram service in Karachi on M.A. Jinnah Road from Mereweather Tower to Numaish roundabout.Turkey could also help the metropolis for a tram service at I.I. Chundrigar Road of the city, Turkish diplomat said.

Mr. Tolga Ucak while felicitating Administrator Shalwani over his posting, also offered his country’s cooperation for improvement and modernization of libraries in the city.

Karachi administrator said that Pakistan has an ideal bilateral relationship with Turkey. He also thanked Turkish Consul General for the offer of cooperation and said that re-launching of a tram service in Karachi will restore the past historic prestige of the city.

“Steps are being taken to transform Karachi into a tourist hub like Istanbul,” he added.