Attock-Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Saturday claimed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo has ended his political future after Gujranwala’s speech.   He was speaking to newsmen after visiting newly renovated Hassanabdal railway station.  

The railway station established in yr 1893 has been rebuilt costing tens of millions to carry it at par with worldwide commonplace protecting in view the travelling of Sikh pilgrims by this station.  Sheikh Rashid additional added that “Nawaz’s politics is over in Pakistan,” and stated that the speech of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was extremely  irresponsible by which he spoke in opposition to nationwide establishments. He stated Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a transparent message to the opposition that he won’t give NRO to anybody. He claimed that there is no such thing as a risk to current authorities from 11-party alliance and would full its 5 years time period. He added that the PTI authorities shouldn’t be going anyplace earlier than finishing its five-year time period.

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Responding a query, he stated that the tender for ML-1 may even be accomplished by the top of this month and stated that Railway has began on-line reserving for freight trains and likewise restored the outdated schedule of passenger trains. He stated that the technical allowance of 31,000 employees and the mileage allowance of drivers has been elevated.  To a different query, he stated that six passenger trains have been given to non-public contractors and 17 extra trains would even be handed over to non-public operators. 

Replying one other query, the federal minister stated that as many as 500 freight trains would even be privatised.