GUJRANWALA

Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq said that after renovation of old city railway station building, a shopping mall and food street will be established which will not only add to the beauty of the city but will also generate revenue for the Railway.

“In this regard agreement with private companies has been signed.”

Kh Saad Rafique was talking to the mediamen during his visit to old city railway station here on Monday.

Federal Minister for Trade Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan, Minister of State for Housing Usman Ibahim, MPAs, Commissioner Gujranwala Shumail Ahmed Khawaja, DCO Azmat Mehmood and other officers were also present at the occasion.

Kh Saad said that targeted operation against encroachments on railways land was being carried out since last 10 months, adding that the operation would be continued and no pressure from any quarter would be tolerated.

To a question, he said that former president Gen Musharraf should face the courts as he had a long list of allegations against him and he should reap what he had sown during his tenure.

On the occasion, Federal Minister for Trade Khurram Dastgir Khan said that dialogues were underway with India to increase the trade, adding that the trade normalisation process would be completed after elections in India.