ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday said that government was taking all possible measures to overcome the shortage of petroleum products soon and Prime Minister had already suspended the concerned senior officers in this regard, besides an inquiry was also underway to fix responsibility against the concerned quarters, whose sheer negligence created such a situation.
In a statement, he said Pakistan Railways had enough oil reserves for 14- days, which will be increased up to 30 days with passage of time. He said all possible measures were being taken for decreasing the losses and increasing the income of Pakistan Railways.
He said green belt will be formed on both sides of rail track from Shahdara Lahore to Raiwand and all wastes will be removed from this area.
He said Baaba-e-Pakistan Project will be launched in Lahore this year, to pay homage to the migrants from India at the time of partition.
About the link road Lahore project, he said this project worth Rs 100-million will link the area from Seven-up Railway Crossing to the Ferozepur Road in Lahore. He said this project will be completed within three months. Later, he inaugurated the work on the project.
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