Tuesday, 07 April, 2020
Karachi Circular Railways project will be complete soon:Sheikh Rasheed

Karachi Circular Railways project will be complete soon:Sheikh Rasheed

Islamabad:Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed reiterated reiterating his commitment that the federal government would ensure implementation of the Karachi Circular Railways (KCR) project without any delay and promised all-out support to Sindh government.   

The Minister assured that with the orders of Supreme Court (SC), Sindh government and Railways will start removing all encroachments that come in the way of Karachi Circular Railways (KCR) and it would be functional soon.

He said that Karachi Circular Railway is the project of Sindh government but after the SC orders, the ministry of railways would extend all possible cooperation to Sindh government for timely execution of the KCR project which will be complete soon where at least one train will be launch in next three months.

The Railway Minister also said that the Pakistan Railways had become the only railways in the world which was earning profit and achieving its target goals with highest ever revenue under the leadership of Prime minister Imran khan.

He said old tracks and signals were among the main causes of the accidents around Railway lines, adding, Main Line-1 (ML-1) is the only solution to all issues where work will start. After the completion of ML-1 the train would complete its journey from Lahore to Karachi in six hours and from Rawalpindi to Karachi in eight hours adding new signals and tracks would also be constructed, he added.

He said that currently 138 trains are running on the track that was the achievement of Pakistan Railways.

Replying a Question regarding Wheat crises, he said there is no wheat and sugar crises but in past mismanagement was the reason behind this issue, adding, all the district administrations has been directed to ensure government rates of the wheat flour in their respective areas, as some of the dealers had created artificial crisis of the flour in provinces.

Post a Comment
Related News
The 26th Mayor of Karachi, Advocate Naimat ullah Khan, a senior member of Jamaat-e-Islami passed away at an age of eighty nine due to suffering from series of age related health conditions.
Rawalpindi: While talking to media here at Rawalpindi Railway station, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said that deficit of Pakistan Railways (PR) would overcome during the next three years.
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has decided to shelve a major power project pushed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz regime under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will axe hundreds of other schemes under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) later this month.
The Supreme Court on Thursday took the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club under judicial custody in a case pertaining to the sale of Pakistan Railways' land at throwaway prices, and ordered audit firm Ferguson to confiscate the club's records.

More News
Imagine Cup is one of Microsoft’s efforts to transform skill development, nurture budding technologists and foster collaborative and innovative spirit.
Admission Directors of Nine US universities visited the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and met Dr. Fateh Marri, Executive Director, HEC and other senior officers to discuss possibilities of institutional agreements for admission and placement of Pakistani scholars in the US universities under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor, says official press release.
Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad would hold 2-day international conference on Research and Practices in Education to promote quality education in the country on February 18-19, 2020.
The Institutional Scholarship Award Committee (ISAC) of the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Project held its first meeting at the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi to recommend students who applied for the scholarships.

Most Popular
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has developed a databank of the online courses available at the national and international level and shared it with universities, while the university faculty has also been asked to prepare virtual courses for dissemination to students.
Intensive measures are required to improve the quality of higher education so that the graduates are skilled enough for employability.
Pakistan needs to enhance primary healthcare to improve the poor health statistics. This was stated by Dr. Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health.
Since the outbreak of the new Corona virus in China, the Islamic Republic of Iran has been predicting that the virus will reach Iran as well, given the severity of the outbreak and its spread.

Our Partners
Features and Analysis
Poetry & Literature
Local News
Readers Service