PM directs Railways to improve service

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday directed the Pakistan Railways to improve and ensure fast, timely service to the people.Talking to Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Minister for Railways here at the PM House, he said the government was taking all measures to improve means of communication and priority was being accorded to linking the remote areas with rest of the country.Gilani said railways was amongst the most used mode of communication and has access to the far flung areas of the country.He said the People’s Government gives top priority to facilitate the poor in commensurate with the manifesto of Pakistan Peoples Party.The Prime Minister asked the Minister for railways to take effective steps to make the railways compatible with other modes of communication.The Minister for Railways apprised the Prime Minister of current state of affairs, immediate needs and future Plans of the Ministry of Railways – APP