DS is responsible for safety of track: Shaikh Rasheed

APP27-16 SUKKUR: October 16 – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad talking to media persons after inauguration of Mohenjo-Daro Express train from Rohari Sukkur To Kotri via Larkana at Rohari Railway Station. APP photo by Nadeem Akhtar

KARACHI, Oct 16 (APP):Federal Minister for Pakistan Railway (PR) Sheikh Rashid Tuesday emphasis on the need to improve the PR infrastructure.He said that every Divisional Superintendent will be responsible for the safety of track in the division under his jurisdiction and punitive action shall be taken against officers who are not performing their duties.
Presiding over a meeting with officers of the PR at DS office Sukkur, the minister said, all reservation offices across the country would remain open till midnight and provision of clean drinking water will be made available for passengers adding that tenders for water filtration plants as well as work on escalators at railway stations would be completed by next month.
He was briefed the detail about new trains, the Mohenjo-Daro Express train would run through Larkana, Sehwan Sharif and Jamshoro to facilitate the underprivileged population of the area.
The meeting was attended by DS Railway Suleman Sadiq Shaikh, DNE Khadim Hussain Bhanbhro, DSA Yasir Pathan and other officials.