LAHORE - Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique said Saturday the government was spending “hefty amount on the promotion of education at grass-roots level” in

the country.

Addressing a function in his constituency here, Khawaja Saad Rafique said the promotion of education was the only way to put the country on road to progress and prosperity thus the government giving it priority .

The Raiways Minister was of the view that development projects to uplift socio-economic condition of the masses were being completed at fast pace across the country. He said the government believed in practical, adding that protests and sit-ins group could not bar the government from work for the welfare of people.