Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, Mayor of Karachi, Pakistan's most populous and most important city, and his accompanying delegation made examinations in Eskişehir for the tram project they wanted to bring to the city. Shallwani stated that they know that the ESTRAM Project is an award-winning project and they admire the system and stated that they want to collaborate with Eskişehir in this field.
Pakistan's Karachi Mayor Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, who came to Eskişehir to see the ESTRAM Project closely, and the accompanying delegation paid a courtesy visit to Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yılmaz Büyükerşen. Eskisehir is a city that knows that a small but very valuable expressing NEW SHALLWEE has been serving for more than 20 years is one of Turkey's Yilmaz Büyükerşen example the mayor said. Shallwani said, “We aim to ease public transportation with the tram project in Karachi, Pakistan's most populous city. The ESTRAM held in Eskisehir in Turkey this context, the result of our research, we've found that we can take as an example the project. We came here with our team to get to know Eskişehir closely and to examine the project. Mr. Yılmaz Büyükerşen, who welcomed us with great hospitality, learned before we arrived how successful he was in his duty he has been carrying out for years. With the projects he implemented with his team, he turned this city into a city where people are happy to live. One of these projects is the award-winning ESTRAM Project. As a result of our investigations here, maybe we will work with Eskişehir and take this exemplary project to our city ”.
Stating that Pakistan's place is very different for Turks, Mayor Büyükerşen expressed his satisfaction with the visit and expressed that they are ready to give all kinds of support for the tram project.
After the visit, Mayor Iftikhar Ali Shallwani and the accompanying delegation made investigations on the field with ESTRAM officials and stated that they left Eskişehir with positive thoughts and would be happy to work with ESTRAM on the project.