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Lahore

May 20, 2017

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Saad seeks proposals to facilitate traders

Saad seeks proposals to facilitate traders

LAHORE

Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that Chinese investment of Rs 1,000 billion for upgrading rail network from Peshawar to Karachi is a good sign for the railways but they would focus on all other small link roads to improve travel facilities for passengers.

The minister said this while chairing a meeting at Railway Headquarters on Friday.

According to a press release, the minister was told that recently PR had given 10 percent subsidy to passengers on branch trains. The PML-N senior leader also sought recommendations for transporting trade equipment to support traders of Sialkot, Lahore and Karachi. He also advised railway officials for taking measures to curb free travel at various sections to control losses of the department. 

Improve operation: Railway operation system should be improved to avoid accidents, demanded railway workers in a meeting held in Lahore under Railway Workers Union (CBA) Workshop (Jamhoori Group) on Friday.

The meeting participants demanded that jobs be given to the children of employees of railway who worked for 25 years in Pakistan Railways. Moreover, government should provide free medicines in Railways hospitals, they said.

Representatives of five workshops, including Fazal Wahid, Shuakat ali Chaudhary, Aziz Ur Reham Chan, Muhammad Imran and Rafique Tanoli, participated in the meeting.

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