LAHORE: Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati on Sunday said corruption, malpractices and delays in departures of trains would not be tolerated in any case.
“The government is committed to provide better travel facilities to passengers at the railway stations,” he said during his surprise visit to the Lahore Railway Station. He said the Lahore Railway Station would be upgraded for passengers within its resources.
Earlier, talking to a delegation of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Azam Khan Swati said private sector was encouraged to invest in Pakistan Railways under public-private partnership for bringing improvement in this sector.
On November 18, the minister for railways had said latest technology was being introduced to further improve the performance of Pakistan Railways.
Talking to the media persons in Islamabad, he had stressed that the use of technology was important to uplift the state-owned enterprises.
“Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the country will move forward on the path of progress and development,” he had said.
Azam Swati had said the passage of electoral reforms bill by the joint sitting of the parliament was a triumph not only of the government but also the people of the country. He had said the use of electronic voting machines would help ensure free, fair and transparent elections in the country. He had said overseas Pakistanis were also happy on getting the right of franchise.