Cabinet approves Electric Vehicle policy for four wheelers
Tuesday Dec 22, 2020
The Federal Cabinet approves a new Electric Vehicle (EV) policy for Pakistan
Minister Hammad Azhar shares the salient features of the new Electric Vehicle policy on Twitter
The policy outlines rules for import and export, taxation, customs duties, and registration of EV vehicles
The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan on Tuesday announced the Electric Vehicle (EV) policy for four-wheelers, outlining several new rules related to import and export of vehicles, taxation, registration, and customs duty, among others.
A few days ago, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam had said that the PTI-led government would be introducing a public-friendly transport system under a new Electric Vehicle (EV) policy.
Speaking to a private news channel, the Aslam had said that the masses would be able to avail cheaper transport facilities under the new policy.
"The PTI government is promoting EVs in the country, both in terms of manufacturing and adoption," he said.
"The introduction of the EVs in the country will be an important step for Pakistan’s future when it comes to a pollution-free environment and reduced vehicle prices," he said.