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Sheikh Rasheed terms Bilawal’s train march a flop!

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed today said PPPP’s train march had flopped as Bilawal failed to bring the people on roads against the government.
Talking to a private news channel, he said Bilawal Bhutto Zardari initiated the train march for protecting his father Asif Ali Zardari from corruption cases. The Railways Minister said that he had provided a train to PPP for March but they destroyed it, adding, he would discuss the matter with PPP leader Senator Saleem Mandviwalla.
He opined that Asif Ali Zardari has no ability or capacity to win even a counselor level election without using the name of Benazir Bhutto. Sheikh Rashid said he was not in favor to amend the NAB laws as the bureau had unveiled the faces of corrupt people in the country.
He said on 30th March 2019, the government was going to start Jinnah train service which would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Replying to a question, he said Finance Minister Asad Umar was making his all-out efforts to strengthen the national economy.
The minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan was not a man of status-co and he had abilities to uplift the country. He said he would try his best for removing railways deficit during the five years, adding, the Pakistan Railways has earned Rs four billion during 4 to 5 months from a passenger train. Its credit goes to railways laborers, he maintained.
Replying to another question, he said people of Rawalpindi had elected him and people belongs to different schools of thoughts were supporting him.
He said Pakistan’s image has been improved globally due to responsible attitude against Indian aggression.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.