PM chairs meeting on Pakistan Railways as Sheikh Rashid tested positive for Covid19

PM chairs meeting on Pakistan Railways

PM chairs meeting on Pakistan Railways as Sheikh Rashid tested positive for Covid19.

President Dr Arif Alvi, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and others telephoned Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and inquired about his health.

According to the spokesman of the Minister for Railways, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar, Chairman Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran Dr Tahir ul Qadri and Governor Sindh Imran Ismail also contacted and prayed for speedy recovery of the Railways Minister.

PM chairs meeting on Pakistan Railways

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan presided a review meeting on progress in restructuring of Pakistan Railways in Islamabad on Thursday.

He said railway provides people the best, secure and inexpensive means of communication and hence needs special attention.

He said the process of restructuring and real change in the institution will be completed only when people will realize this change themselves and will benefit from it.

Furthermore, the PM appreciated the administration of trains under private sector.

He called for completing the process of handing over of the administration of fifteen trains to private sector  as soon as possible.

While discussing ML-1 project, the Prime Minister underlined it one of the most important projects of China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Earlier, Sheikh Rashid had tested positive of COVID-19 three day before and he had underwent self-isolation.

The minister said he was feeling better.

He also thanked the government and other personalities for their prayers.


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