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Pakistan Railways revenue jumped to Rs 50 bln: PM told

Lahore : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday chaired a briefing on Pakistan Railways at the PM office. 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 ... Read More »

Pakistan Railways launches duplicate tickets system

Lahore : Pakistan Railways will now issue duplicate tickets to facilitate its passengers. Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq and CEO Railways Javed Anwar inaugurated issuance of duplicate ticket generation system at Pakistan Railways headquarters this passenger facility is first of its kind in the history of Railways. Earlier, Minister ... Read More »

Women empowerment is central to the national development

Lahore : President FPCCI Zubair Tufail has said that women empowerment is central to the national development, therefore, government, as well as private sector, should do their best to achieve this goal. Women empowerment not only benefits them but also help men, women, society, community and the overall economy of ... Read More »

Tax culture to boost national economy : PM Abbasi

Lahore : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday called for expanding the tax base in the country, besides encouraging the tax-paying culture in order to boost the national economy. The prime minister, in a meeting with a delegation of prominent businessmen led by Muhammad Ali Tabba which called on him here at the Governor House, ... Read More »

Railways to issue digitized secure employee card

Lahore : “Pakistan Railways is coming out of its 125 years old shell and we are on the road to modernization and digitization. As a step towards good governance and better service delivery, today Pakistan Railways has signed MOU with NADRA for issuance of digitized secure employee card,” Minister for ... Read More »

Pakistan Railways holds a Consultative workshop on Railways Strategic Plan

Lahore : Pakistan Railways held a Consultative workshop on Railways Strategic Plan with Asian Development Bank consultant’s team at local hotel here at Lahore. Consultative workshop encompassed all aspects of huge department like Business development, Human Resource management, Rolling stock availability and Infrastructure development. ‘We are heading towards a new ... Read More »

State Bank of Pakistan should not hide economic weaknesses : Shahid Butt

Lahore : Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Tuesday said the State Bank of Pakistan should not hide economic weaknesses in its reports as it will damp down its reputation. It asked the State Bank of Pakistan to present the true picture of the economy and refrain from issuing encouraging ... Read More »

75000 smart phones will be given to the farmers : Dr. Ayesha Ghaus

Lahore : Provincial Minister for Finance, Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that 75000 smart phones will be given to the farmers in the first phase under E-Agriculture Credit Scheme which will have already installed basic applications. She said that access to necessary information like receipt and payment of loans ... Read More »

WAPDA to timely complete all ongoing projects : PM Abbasi

Lahore : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed the Ministry of Water Resources to focus on all the ongoing development projects and ensure their timely completion. Chairing a meeting on WAPDA Affairs here at the PM Office, he said the new Ministry of Water resources had been  constituted for ... Read More »

Railways to use stainless steel rolling stock

Lahore : “Pakistan Railways has decided to shift from carbon steel body rolling stock to stainless steel as part of its modernization move. Stainless steel is light weight, corrosion and fire resistant. We need tailor made bogies and stock according to our needs. We are looking forward large procurements and ... Read More »

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