Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says expansion and reconstruction of ML-1 project will help speed up train system of the country.
Talking to a private news channel, he said it would also facilitate more passengers besides providing a comfortable journey to the travelers.
To a question, he said the railways had earned ten billion rupees during the period of last one year while the ratio of travelling passengers has also increased remarkably.
About current inflation and other issues, he said the people were facing economic crunch besides meager resources in gas and power sector due to mishandling of public money.
The minister further said government is taking various measures to boost the economy, besides streamlining the system of all institutions.