Published on 04 Jan 2016 | over 2 years ago
The architecture, construction and operation of the orange line has been entrusted to the Chinese government and the estimated completion time is 27 months. The project was initiated with a signed agreement between the governments of Pakistan and China in May 2014. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif signed the agreement from Pakistan side at a ceremony which was also witnessed by President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain and Chinese President Xi Jinping. This project was started 15 months after the inauguration of Pakistan's first rapid transit service of buses, Lahore Metrobus. The project will cost $1.6 billion. This project is under construction and is expected to be completed by October 2017
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