Government committed to make Pakistan Railways best, safe public transport: Senate informed 

Islamabad, June 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Senate was informed on Thursday that the government is committed to make Pakistan Railways the best and safe public transport in the country. Responding to a question during “Question Hour,” Minister of State for Law and Justice, Shahadat Awan said the government is also considering the plans to enhance the cargo train services to generate revenue. Replying to another question, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Murtaza Javed Abbasi said that up-gradation of Quetta-Taftan rail track is among the government’s priorities.

Leader of the House in the Senate, Azam Nazeer Tarar has said that Pakistan is a reality and, with the blessing of Almighty Allah, there is no threat to its existence. Speaking in the Senate today, he condemned PTI’s Chief Imran Khan’s statement casting doubts on the security and integrity of the country.

He said Imran Khan’s diatribes against the establishment and country’s security are regrettable. He said Imran Khan was ousted from power through a democratic process. Syed Asif Kirmani said there is no power on earth, which can undo Pakistan. Bahramand Khan Tangi said Pakistan’s institutions and assets are in safe hands. Irfan-ul-Haq Siddiqui said that the armed forces should not be dragged into politics.

Tahir Bizenjo said Imran Khan is under immense mental pressure and that is why he is issuing irresponsible statements. He urged the PTI to return to the National Assembly and play its democratic role. Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Wasim Shahzad said Imran Khan’s statement is being taken out of context. He said PTI was ousted from power under a foreign conspiracy.

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