KCR may be included in the CPEC portfolio: Sheikh Rasheed
Date : 21-05-2019
The Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed while addressing the media said that the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) may be added to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) portfolio, and may be completed under it. He also said that the 45-km long project will be vacated under the Supreme Court orders. Railway projects are a priority under CPEC, as the feasibility design of the ML-1 project from Peshawar to Karachi has been finalized.
Federal minister for Railways Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that Karachi circular Railway project will be completed under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Project.
Talking to media men in Karachi today, he said it has been decided that forty five kilometer route of Karachi Circular railway will be vacated in fifteen days per orders of Supreme Court.
He said federal government is extending cooperation with Sindh government in Revival of Karachi circular railway project.
He said that steps are being taken by government to control price hike and overcome unemployment from the country.
To a question he said opposition parties have united at one platform only to seek NRO but Prime Minister Imran Khan has already stated categorically that nobody will be given NRO.
He said after outbreak of HIV cases in Sindh provincial health minister should resign.
Criticizing Sindh government he said it has given nothing except AIDS to the people of Sindh.