PM Imran Khan briefed on Pakistan Railways lifeline ML-1 project

PM Imran Khan briefed on Pakistan Railways lifeline ML-1 project

*ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan chaired a briefing in Islamabad today on upgradation of Main Line-1 of Pakistan Railway.*

A high level meeting was held under the chair of PM Imran Khan. During the meeting, the prime minister expressed hope to make Railway system as per international standard.

Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Planning Minister Makhdoom Khusru Bakhtiar, Secretary Railways, DG Frontier Works Organization and senior officials attended the briefing.

The prime minister was briefed on the progress of ML-1 project.

Earlier today, a fire erupted in a bathroom on the third floor of *PM* link Secretariat Islamabad was put out through immediate response.

Speaking to the journalists, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Media Affairs Yousaf Baig Mirza said no loss or damage has been reported. He said the cause of the fire is being ascertained.

According to the Prime Minister office, the fire probably was triggered by the short circuit. However, no person got injured in the incident. All documents also remained safe.

All PM House staff members remained safe during the fire, the spokesperson stated. The PM Office was evacuated following the incident. Prime Minister Imran Khan was holding a meeting inside the building when the fire erupted.