Amin Aslam, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, revealed that electric Rickshaw and Motorcycle factories are to be set up in the country under the new Electric Vehicle policy.

Amin Aslam said that Pakistan is planning to save 2 billion dollars in fuel costs by shifting to electric vehicles. The advisor said that the cabinet has given formal approval for the country’s first electric vehicle policy.

He further said that by incorporating electric vehicles into the consumer market the country will save million in fuel exports and also bring down the adverse effects being caused to the environment due to carbon emissions.