SUKKUR: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Tuesday inaugurated two new trains at the Sukkur train station.
It was reported that one of the trains will transport passengers from Sukkur to Khanapur while the other will travel from Rohri to Kotri.
Following the inauguration, the railways’ minister spoke to the media and said, “We will inaugurate a web of trains under the 100-day plan,” adding that “the number of trains will be doubled and will soon inaugurate a train from Rohri to Mohenjodaro”.
He further said, “Pakistan Railways has an important part to play in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.”
The federal minister added, “Poverty is rampant in Sukkur and we will provide concessions to railway employees. I have asked the divisional superintendent railways to not burden the poor and to not leave the rich.”
Rasheed had earlier stated that he would inaugurate 10 trains, out of which two were inaugurated on Tuesday.