Swati, Buzdar discuss issues related to railways

By: News Desk      Published: 10:21 PM, 23 Jan, 2021
Swati, Buzdar discuss issues related to railways

Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati called on Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at CM's Office Saturday.

Matters of adopting a joint strategy to retrieve the railways’ owned lands, promotion of tree plantation on railways and projects under public-private partnership came under discussion during the meeting. Secretary Railways and concerned officials were also present on the occasion.

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar assured full support on the behalf of Punjab government for this purpose. The Chief Minister said a comprehensive plan would be chalked out along with the railways' authorities for retrieving the railways land. Punjab police will provide full support to the Railways as well as the provincial government will extend all-out cooperation for the plantations on the barren land of Pak Railways.

He said Pakistan has started its journey towards of development and prosperity, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

“The PTI has always promoted the politics of values. The people have rejected the elements involved in negative politics. The country becomes developed and prosperous through hard-working, serving humanity and honesty rather than staging protests. People of Pakistan only want progress and prosperity. No one will be allowed to create hindrance in the journey of public service,” added Buzdar

Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati welcomed the CM’s assurance to cooperate. He said the government is determined to set the railways on modern lines and work is being carried out on the new business model for turning the railways into a profitable institution.

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