Lahore: In recent news reported, the Railway Minister, Azam Khan Swati has stated that the government has set a target to take the freight and cargo train business up to Rs. 36 billion per year.
While talking to the media on Saturday, Mr. Swati stated that the department will seek out experts’ opinion concerning the upgrading the basic structure of the Pakistan Railway, adding that it is the government’s topmost priority to provide suitable working facilities to the employees of the railways’ department.
Swati asked the workers’ union to work for the advancement of railways and avoid what he called “blackmailing the officers” for personal gains. “Hopefully, the workers will get more facilities, such as buildings, hospitals and educational institutions, in the near future,” he added.
The minister said that measures would be taken to ensure safety and avoid rail accidents. He added that the signal system would be improved while the issue of unmanned railway crossings would also be addressed.
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