Saad Rafique focus on Railways revealed

saad rafique focus on freight trains

saad rafique focus on freight trainsLAHORE – To steering ministry out of the crisis, Saad Rafique has found out the focused area to boost revenue.

“The ministyr is focusing on freight trains to increase the revenue,” the minister said in a labour convention at Lahore, the provincial capital of Eastern province of Punjab.

As a bid to focus on goods train, about 90 to 100 trains launching in pipeline till next year.

Pakistan Railwaysm, due to mismanagement, corruption and bad practices, is facing a loss of billions every year.

But the condition is improviong since Khawaja Saad has taken up the ministry.

“A permanent force would be raised for patrolling tracks besides strengthening the railways police,” he was quoted by state media.

Revealing that Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has paid an amount of Rs. 800 million to the ministry, he appealed to other provinces clear thier dues.

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Graduate in Media Sciences, Afrah Kamran is PakistanTribe's Correspondent in the United States. She writes on current affairs and latest happenings across U.S., especially from New York and Washington. She was part of PakistanTribe's editorial desk before leaving for United States.

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