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Ground work on new Rail track to be started soon: Railways Minister

SUKKUR: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed  Ahmed has said that a new double railways track of 1800 kilom

July 31, 2019

SUKKUR: Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed  Ahmed has said that a new double railways track of 1800 kilometers from Karachi to Peshawar will embark by the government adding that the existing  track was constructed during the British rule in 1861, and now for the  first time, new railway track is being constructed.

Addressing a press conference in Circuit House here on late Tuesday  night, he said that development of Pakistan Railways is important for overall progress and development of the country.

Talking about new jobs in Railways he said that Railway authorities  have announced more ten thousand jobs whereas, hiring from grade 1 to 4  would be started soon.

To a question, he said any person who has cheated or looted the  country brought to justice. This is regardless of whether he is in  Pakistan or abroad.

He said opposition just criticizing government over non issues  adding, they are not appreciating government's positive steps for the   betterment of the country.

The present leadership had ended the tradition of spending public  wealth for fulfilling personal needs, he added.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2019