All temporary labour employees to be regularized, says railways minister

LAHORE, Jun 21 (APP):Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that all temporary labour appointment (TLA) employees of railways will be regularized.

Addressing a press conference at PR Walton Academy on Friday, he said that all-out efforts were being made for ensuring maximum improvement in the department. He said that PC-1 of Main Line-1 (ML-1) had been submitted.

He said his desire was to make Walton Academy a university.

The minister said that the tender for Main Line-2 (ML-2) would be opened on June 30. Sheikh Rashid said that after the ML-1 project, all railway track would be covered with fencing.

Responding to a question about recent train accident, he said that a report regarding the incident would come by Saturday (tomorrow).