Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (PAKSTRAN)

Results (Goal, objectives, outcomes and outputs)


The objective of the project is to reduce the growth of the energy consumption and related greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector in Pakistan, while simultaneously improving urban environmental conditions and improving Pakistan’s trade competitiveness by

1. creating an enabling investment environment for sustainable urban transport;

2. creating an institutional and policy framework that is supportive of urban transit development;

3. improving the fuel efficiency of trucking freight transport; and

4. increasing awareness and capacity in Pakistan on sustainable transport.


  • UNDP
  • GEF
  • Urban Unit Punjab
  • Government of Punjab (Planning & Development Dept.)
  • Government of Sindh (Transport Department)
  • Ministry of Industry & Production

Geographic coverage
Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi/Islamabad

2011 – 2016 (5 years)

Budget & Donor

7.8 million US$


UNDP-PAK - United Nations Development Programme – Pakistan
GEF - Global Environment Facility


Mr. Saadullah Ayaz
Component Manager
Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (PAKSTRAN)
IUCN Islamabad Program Office
House 2, Street 83, G-6/4, Islamabad.
Tel. +92 51 2271 027-34
Fax: +92 51 2271 017
Email: saad.ayaz@iucn.org
Website: http://www.pakstran.pk