Sheikh Rasheed announces establishment of Railway University & IT University


RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Monday announced the establishment of a Railway University and an IT University in the Country.

While addressing a ceremony in Rawalpindi, the minister said the Railway University would be established in cooperation with China.

Sheikh Rasheed said the land for the University would be provided by the Pakistan Railways which would be constructed with the investment of China.

The railways minister said an IT University would also be established in Rawalpindi which, he added, had been atop in the education field since last 10 years.

Separately talking to media, Sheikh Rasheed said the Railways infrastructure would be upgraded under the Main Line-1 (ML-1) project. He said the ML-1 project would significantly reduce the travel time between Rawalpindi and Karachi.

The minister said the Leh expressway project would also be executed and it was his utmost effort that a rail track was also made part of the project in order to fully facilitate the commuters of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Responding to a question, the railways minister said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would complete its full five-year term. He said the government was striving to check inflation and unemployment.

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