APP02-13 ISLAMABAD: September 13 – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed chairing meeting with DG China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Wang Xiofeng. APP photo by Javed Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Sep 13 (APP):General Manager, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Wang XiaoFeng Thursday called on Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad at Ministry of Railways.
Both the sides discussed matters of mutual cooperation and the minister asked General Manager of CHEC to give concrete proposals for the development of Pakistan Railways, said a press release issued here.
“Pakistan and China are enjoying cordial relations and all good proposals from CHEC Company will be welcomed,” the minister added.
CHEC showed interest in working with Pakistan Railways at Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis for construction of Inland Container Depot (Dry Port) at Marshalling Yard Pipri (MYP), rehabilitation of railway lines in Karachi Port and MYP.
The Company also showed interest in use of railway network to operate shuttle freight trains to transport containers between Karachi Port and Marshalling Yard Pipri.
The meeting was also attended by Chairman Ministry of Railways Javed Anwar, Chief Executive Officer Aftab Akbar, Secretary Railway Board Farukh Taimur Ghilzai and Director General Technical Munawar Shah.