PM directs Pak Railways to submit plan for anti-encroachment drive

PAKISTAN

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Pakistan Railways to submit a comprehensive plan for launching anti-encroachment drive and future utilization of railways land for generating revenues within fifteen days.

He was chairing a briefing on Ministry of Railways in Islamabad on Thursday.

Secretary Railways Muhammad Javed Anwar briefed the Prime Minister in detail about Pakistan Railways and various measures being taken to turn-around the organization into a sustainable and profitable venture.

He also apprised the Prime Minister about the issue of thousands of acres of encroached land of Pakistan Railways worth billions of rupees.

Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and other senior officials of the ministry were also present at the briefing.