Sheikh Rasheed, the federal minister for Railways has offered to resume the railway operations with all safety protocols against the novel coronavirus.
During a meeting about the railway’s operations with PM Khan yesterday, the minister said that the railway’s operations can be resumed within a day. He briefed that by making the passengers sit as per the guidelines of social distancing and by installing the hand sanitizers, traveling via trains could be made possible.
He said that some trains have also been transformed into quarantine centres.
PM Khan on hearing the briefing said that a decision will soon be taken in this regard. He gave directives to Sheikh Rasheed to draft a plan to bring out Pakistan Railways from losses.
The passenger train service has been suspended in the country as a preventive step to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Imran Khan also permitted to restart work on the ML-1 project of CPEC.
On the other hand, the government has decided to reopen the NADRA offices from the 4th of this month.
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