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Korea Rail shows interest in technology transfer to PR

LAHORE: Korean Rail Network Authority expressed its interest in joint venture in the Pakistan Railways Network syste

Dec 05 2018

LAHORE: Korean Rail Network Authority expressed its interest in joint venture in the Pakistan Railways Network system of working.

Korea Rail Network Authority General Manager Kim Young June and Director Overseas Project Division Cheng Nam said that they were considering joint avenues to provide modern technology to Pakistan during their visit to Workshop Division of the railways on the second day of their tour to Pakistan Railway Headquarters on Wednesday.

Earlier, Ghulam Qasim, Divisional Superintendent Workshop gave a detailed briefing on Wagon & Carriage Factory, under the supervision of Aijaz Ahmed Buriro, Additional General Manager Mechanical.

During the briefing, it was communicated that Pakistan Railway Workshop Division consisted of Loco Shops, Construction Shop, Carriage & Wagon Shop, Electric Shop, Steel Shop & Power House.

A brief introduction of each section was given to the delegation and later, a tour to carriage and wagon factory was arranged.

The Korean Delegation also gave a briefing on progress of Korea Rail Network.

Afterwards, the delegation visited Mughalpura Dry Port where Tahir Hassan Bukhari, Chief Traffic Officer briefed.

General Manager of Korea Rail Network Authority also planted alstonia (plant) in the premises of Divisional Superintendent Workshop.

The Additional General Manger traffic awarded the honorary shield on behalf of Pakistan Railways to the delegation.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2018