The Revenue of Pakistan Railways has jumped to Rs 50 bln: PM Abbasi told

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday was told that railway’s revenue  had
increased almost three times to Rs 50 billion.

The meeting was informed that in 2012-13 total revenue from passenger operations stood at Rs 18.20 billion which had increased almost three times to Rs 50 billion.

Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique briefed the prime minister about various measures that were taken during the past four years for the revival of railway.

The prime minister appreciated the efforts made for the revival of railway and stressed upon the need for adoption of modern practices for improvement of infrastructure and providing quality services to the passengers which should remain top priority of the ministry.

The railways minister said as a result of adoption of a comprehensive business strategy, infrastructure investment, tariff rationalization, introduction of right mix of service and emphasis on better and transparent management, significant
increase of passenger and freight revenues had been achieved.

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