Railways to overcome deficit: Rashid

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Sheikh Rashid Ahmad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad Friday said that deficit of Pakistan Railways (PR) would be overcome during the next three years.
Talking to media here at Rawalpindi Railway station, the minister said that Pakistan’s economy was heading towards right direction and expressed hope that inflation rate would come down during the next three months as the multilateral donors have placed more confidence on PTI government.
He said that a new train was scheduled to be started from Sargodha division on Friday while it was decided to launch a new train from Raiwand.
The Minister said that presently PR was running 136 passengers and freight trains while to solve the problems of employees from grade 1 to 16 of PR he will talk to Prime Minister Imran Khan for the provision of more facilities to them.
Rashid said that all country was in the state of sorrow over the clash of doctors and lawyers in Lahore (Wednesday).
He said that Muslims of India were looking towards the Muslims Ummah and Pakistan will fight the case of Indian Muslims at all forums. -NNI