Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed while giving good news to the people said that since September 21, AC Business has been reducing fares by 10% and AC Standard by 5%. ML-1 is eagerly awaited. Tenders will be held on September 20 which will be a game changer.
Speaking at a press conference at the railway headquarters, Sheikh Rashid slammed the PML-N, saying that “N” and “Sheen” would be separated by the end of this year, they could not live together, London would become a hotbed of political fugitives. It is not known when the local body elections will be held. The train operation was affected due to rains in Hyderabad and Karachi.
He said that he decided to make Karachi a mini headquarters. There are officers in the railways who have not done any operational work, all such officers will be taken to Karachi. Sheikh Rashid said that two editions of my book have been sold and the third one is coming soon.
The Railway Minister termed the Gujjarpura tragedy as a disgraceful stain on the society and said that the statement of the CCPO was irresponsible.
He said that sugar and flour ships have arrived in Karachi and soon subsidy will be given to the people. He accepted responsibility for sugar and flour crisis but prices will come down in next few days.
Extracted from City42 News