Lahore Transport Company chairman Khawaja Ahmad Hasaan and Chinese international company NORINCO's vice-president Zhang Shiping signed an MoU on behalf of the Punjab govt and China, respectively,for Lahore Mass Transit Project.
The project will consist of a 27km long railway track from Gaju Matta on Ferozpur Road to Shahdra, of which seven kilometers will be underground, says a handout issued here.
Opening of the project would be made on 14th of August. He said it was a unique project. That the Chinese company would not charge any profit and this had proved that China was a true and sincere friend of Pakistan, he said, adding that the project would be a gift by the Chinese government for the people of Pakistan.