Inviting private sector to invest in railway infrastructure: Sh Rashid

15 Sep, 2018 6:37 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Saturday said that he was inviting the private sector to invest in railway infrastructure.

Addressing a press conference at Railways Headquarters on Saturday, he announced to run Mohenjudaro and Rohi Express.

He said that 10,000 people will be recruited in the department immediately. “We will not touch the poor, but will not spare big guns,” he said.

The minister also asked the officials to ensure availability of safe drinking water at railway stations.

The minister said a ‘one window’ facility should facilitate cargo operations.


Earlier, Rashid said Railways would donate Rs 100 million annually for the construction of  Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams.

The minister said two committees had been formed to improve performance. He said railway projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor would be re-evaluated.




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