Pak urges Seoul to invest in railways

Pak urges Seoul to invest in railways

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Islamabad, Sep 4 : Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has invited South Korea to invest in Pakistan rail infrastructure.

Rashid while speaking to his South Korean counterpart Huang Seong Kyu said that he wanted to turn Pakistan Railways into a modern transport entity on the pattern of South Korea. He said Pakistan desires to benefit from the professional experience of Korea.

According to Radio Pakistan, Islamabad is undertaking a project to upgrade its 1872 kilometer rail track from Karachi to Peshawar in the next five years. He said the Korean private companies should become part of that mega project.

The minister said that Pakistan Railways is also working to connect Gwadar port with other cities of Pakistan through rail network. We are also planning to link our rail with the European rail network through Turkey and China. (UNI)