Record-breaking pace attracts Malaysian attention


The pace of completion of the Lahore Metrobus project, a Rs30 billion venture that created much hype and stir among the masses, is commendable. In a period of almost eleven months, it reached completion winning wide-scale appreciation. A Malaysian business delegation, in a meeting with Minister for Labor Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, has expressed its desire to recruit thousands of skilled Pakistani workers for a huge mass rapid transit project back home.

Lahore MetroBus System

This is good news as the Pakistani government finally seems to be responding to increasing global demand for skilled and semi-skilled workers. At a time when the economy is dwindling and foreign exchange reserves are thinning out, realizing opportunities and tapping into job markets of developed economies of the far-east is a step in the right direction.