ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Minister of Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has vowed to provide ‘best’ travelling facilities to low income people at ‘affordable’ prices in ‘future’.
Minister of Railway Khawaja Saad Rafique was heading a meeting in Islamabad and other top officials were also present.
The minister directed the authorities to emphasis on quality work for the provision of optimal facilities to commuters.
Saad also ordered the authorities to ensure the ‘reasonable’ consumption of funds allocated for betterment of Pakistan Railways (PR) under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).
Moreover, the railway minister said that Pakistan Railways has to play a pivotal role to facilitate the nation specially the low-income people. Saad urged the railway’s top management for qualitative work to provide services on competitive, credible and economical basis.
LAHORE: After the Pakistan Railways’ train drivers announced to go on a countrywide “wheel jam strike” from today, the administration has halted the trains since morning.
KARACHI/HYDERABAD: Lengths of railway track were blown up in Bin Qasim, Nawabshah, Hyderabad, and Pud Eidan, Khairpur and Ghotki somewhere before and after dawn stopping the up and down traffic, Geo News reported Saturday.
According to police, two blasts were heard before they found out a sizable part of the main track, going through Long Khan Kairio village area of Nawabshah, has been damaged. Continue reading