LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways, Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed, on Sunday mentioned that he wished to run state-owned Pakistan Railways (PR) past politics, ARY Information reported.
Shaikh Rasheed, whereas addressing an occasion in Lahore, mentioned, “We’re working 138 trains every day and I need to run the railway past politics. We’ve got made all the TLA [temporary labour appointment] staff everlasting and now we’re heading in the direction of ending deficit of the entity throughout the subsequent 5 years.”
“Imran Khan is my pal and brother. Our intentions are good to deliver the nationwide entity out of the disaster. There could be no corruption within the entity if the chairman, CEO and anxious minister have been sincere.
He gave credit score to efforts of PR officers and labourers, saying, “All trains are working by way of the efforts of our officers and labourers.”
Whereas commenting over the problem of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Rasheed mentioned that not a single ruler has fought for Kashmir dispute in previous with such ardour.
“Kashmiris are combating for freedom for the final 72 years. I’ll go to Azad Jammu and Kashmir after Muharram-ul-Haraam,” he introduced.
He urged the opposition and the federal government to return on the identical web page for the Kashmiris.
Answering to a query, the minister reiterated that Prime Minister Imran Khan is not going to give NRO [National Reconciliation Ordinance] to anybody at any price.