Five dry ports to be restored soon: Railways Minister

Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that five closed dry ports would be restored by 1st of March to facilitate traders and businessmen.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of a freight train at newly restored dry port in Lahore, he said that Chishtian, Kundian, Sheikhupura, Jiabagga and Mughulpura dry ports would be made operational soon, which would increase economic activities in the country.

He asked importers and exporters to help run dry ports and promised that railway officers would cooperate with them in their business. He said that railways development was important for any country’s economic progress.

Source: Radio Pakistan