Pakistan Railways on Monday has established a task force on freight trains to improve its business on the directives of Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.

According to the ministry spokesperson, the task force would consist of nine officers of the department headed by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Aftab Akbar.

The basic purpose of the task force to improve the business of freight trains and special steps had been taken in this regard, the spokesperson added.

The task force would increase the freight business of Pakistan Railways and soon overcome the deficit of the organization, he stated.