PR to issue tenders for high-speed train on BOT basis: Sh Rashid

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APP06-15 LAHORE: June 15 – Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad talking to media at Lahore Railways Headquarter on Saturday. APP

LAHORE, Jun 15 (APP):Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashisd Ahmed Saturday said that for Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Hyderabad to Sukkur, the department is going to issue tenders for launching a high-speed train on the basis of build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis, along with the Main Line-1 (ML-1).
Addressing a press conference here at PR headquarters, he said with the grace of Allah Almighty, funds had been obtained for ML-1 whereas the Punjab government had also given funds for two universities.
The minister said funds were also available for Mother & Child Hospital in Rawalpindi and Nullah Lai, and soon all these projects would be completed.