By Shakil Paracha
KARACHI: President, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) , Shehbaz Sharif is trying his best and pleading to get an NRO deal, claimed Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid here yesterday. The minister while taking a jibe at JUI-F Chief, Maulana Fazlur Rehman said ” he is eyeing at Islamabad in lieu of Islam,” adding that Co-Chairman PPP, Asif Ali Zardari is also willing to get NRO deal.
Earlier today, Mr. Rashid said that federal government is ready to provide all the required sources for the revival of Karachi Circular Railway project. Addressing a news conference in the metropolis, the minister said that five more trains will be launched in Sindh in first hundred days of the present government.
“Railways can bring revolution in country, adding that Dhabeji express will be inaugurated on October 31. In order to provide relief to labourers, Rashid said the railways will issue ticket for them having duration of a month, so that they can travel without any hindrance in Pakistan Railways (PR).
On October 26, Federal Minister for Railways said a local train from Landhi in Karachi to Dhabeji in Thatta district will be inaugurated on October 31 on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan as an initiative of the federal government to ease travel problems in the province.