PM likely to inaugurate Mianwali Rail car: Sheikh Rashid

September 12, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Wednesday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to inaugurate Mianwali Rail Car on Friday.

The minister disclosed this during a meeting with Director General Frontier Work Organization (FWO) Inam Haider Malik, said a press release issued.

FWO showed interest in working with Pakistan Railways at Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis.

Sheikh Rashid showed interest in construction of Gawader-Quetta section in standard gauge to convert

He asked DG FWO to ensure security of pilgrims at Quetta-Taftan section.

The minister asked FWO to make a new alignment in standard gauge from Karachi to Peshawar.

Sheikh Rashid showed interest in straightening the curves of Kalowal- Pindora section.

The meeting was also attended by Chairman, Ministry of Railways Javed Anwar, Secretary Railway Board Farukh Taimur Ghilzai, and DG Technical Munawar Shah. NNI