PM urges Railways to further improve its performance

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PM urges Railways to further improve its performance

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk has appreciated performance of Pakistan Railways especially various initiatives taken under the strategic business plan.

He was chairing a briefing on performance of Railways in Islamabad today (Tuesday).

 Minister for Railways Mrs. Roshan Khursheed Bharucha also attended the briefing.

The Prime Minister was informed that as a result of right mix in service, the passenger share in Railways has increased from 13 percent in 2013 to 31 percent in 2017.

He was also apprised that Railways recorded a revenue of fifty billion rupees in 2017-18 as compared to revenue of 15.5 billion rupees in 2011-12.

The Prime Minister was also briefed about the progress made in various rail network extension projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. 

The Prime Minister said there is a huge potential for Railways to further improve its performance under CPEC by offering quality services to its customers.

Observing that the organization is following right direction for its revival and sustainability, Nasiur Mulk directed that a comprehensive plan be worked out to overcome the existing challenges for consideration of the next elected government. APP