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‘Orange Line BRT is ready for Karachi’ as inauguration date announced

12:36 PM | 3 Sep, 2022
‘Orange Line BRT is ready for Karachi’ as inauguration date announced
Source: Sharjeel Memon (Twitter)

KARACHI – The Sindh government has announced a date to inaugurate another mass transit system in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, to facilitate public.

Taking to Twitter, Provincial Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon announced that the Orange Line BRT, which has been named as Abdul Sattar Edhi Line, will be open for the public from September 10.

“Orange Line BRT ( Abdul Sattar Edhi Line ) is ready now for karachi. This project is ???? percent funded by government of sindh for the people of karachi. Test Drive is started today. Inshallah It will be open for the public from 10 th of September,” he wrote on Twitter.

In another Tweet, he shared a video of Orange Line BRT’s test trial. He announced that the Sindh government will launch more transport projects for public.

Launched in June 2016 by former Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, it will run from Orangi Town to Board office from where it will join the Green Line, which was inaugurated in December 2021.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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