QUETTA: Federal Minister for Railway Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said Balochistan government has provided acres of land to establish a new modern Railway Station in Gwadar which would be hub of China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC).
He said Prime Minister Imran Khan would inaugurate the project of Gwadar Railway Station soon during his visit.
The Federal Minister briefed these details to media persons at Quetta Railway Station.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda were also accompanied him who visited to condole with Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri on the death of his mother.
Talking to media persons at Quetta Railway Station, the minister said the government has also reduced fair of Akbar Bugti Express for facilitating people interested to visit Balochistan, besides installing air conditions to make their journey comfortable and affordable.
The minister said, “It is honorable for me that Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda visited Quetta Railway Station along with me on my request”.
Sheikh Rasheed said one billion rupees were increased in railway revenue through tracking system and installing WIFI in trains, adding that two freight vehicles would be started which would be inaugurated from December 25.
He said our track system was 70 year old but they would do their best to upgrade, adding that Prime Minister Imran has approved 10,000 jobs in Pakistan Railway.
“It is not my aim to make commission and collect wealth”, said adding, he is trying to provide best facilities to people in railway according to vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shiekh Rashid lauded that Qasim Khan Suri is the first Deputy Speaker National Assembly, elected from Balochistan and hoped that he would come to the expectations of the people.