ISLAMABAD -Pakistani science and technology minister launches yet another new initiative across the country.
Eco-friendly motorbikes and rickshaws are set to be introduced in the country by the Ministry of Science and Technology. These vehicles will operate on rechargeable batteries and won’t use any fossil fuel.
While visiting the Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy and Technologies on Saturday, he test drove a battery-powered motorbike and a rickshaw. According to the minister, these electronic vehicles will help conserve energy and safeguard the environment.
He added that the battery-powered vehicles are the future of transportation and would help transform Pakistan into one of the biggest markets for motorcycles and rickshaws.
He explained that the government was hoping to cut the dependency on petroleum products with the conversion of transport into electronic technology. He said, “Use of electronic vehicles will reduce carbon emissions in the environment.”