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PSO, PR launch hi-tech facilities

By News Desk
April 20, 2024
Pakistan State Oil HQs can be seen in this picture. — PSO website
Pakistan State Oil HQs can be seen in this picture. — PSO website

KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Pakistan Railways (PR) have jointly inaugurated two cutting-edge Upgraded Railways Filling and Storage Facilities in a momentous event, a statement said on Friday.

The ceremony, attended by Mazhar Ali Shah (Chairman/Secretary PR), Syed Taha (Managing Director & CEO PSO), and Amir Baloch (CEO/Senior GM PR), marks a significant milestone in the longstanding relationship between these two national entities.

The successful completion of Phase-I of the Facilities Modernization and Upgradation (FMS) project underscores the strategic collaboration spanning over four decades. These upgraded facilities, strategically located in Karachi and Lahore, are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, including flowmeters and calibrated storage tanks and tank wagons.

These advancements promise enhanced operational efficiency and safety standards, revolutionizing the transportation landscape and ensuring unparalleled reliability and service quality for customers across Pakistan.

Shah, chairman/secretary of Pakistan Railways, emphasised the critical role of these upgraded facilities in fortifying the nation's transportation infrastructure. “The introduction of these upgraded facilities represents a pivotal step forward in our mission to fortify the nation's transportation infrastructure. With these developments, we are strategically positioned to seamlessly optimize logistics and catalyze economic growth which aligns with our vision for a more prosperous Pakistan."

Taha, MD & CEO of Pakistan top oil marketing firm said the successful launch of the Upgraded Railways Filling & Storage Facilities marks a significant milestone in PSO longstanding partnership with Pakistan Railways. "Together, we're dedicated to driving innovation and setting new benchmarks for excellence in transportation, with plans to extend these enhancements to more cities in the near future, ensuring unmatched service quality and economic progress.”