China assures full cooperation with Pakistan Railways
KARACHI: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan met with Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid on Saturday, Sheikh Rashid expressed regret over the deaths of the Corona virus in China.
Sheikh Rasheed said that the Pakistani nation was standing with China at a difficult time, during the meeting the Pak-China train projects were discussed and agreed to speed up the work.
Sheikh Rasheed said that the project will be started after approval from the Ministry of Planning in March. After approval, the Line One project will start this year in Peshawar and Karachi. Karachi Circular Railway rehabilitation work will also be accelerated.
He added that the ML One project will cost $ 9 billion, ML One project is 1800 km long which will be completed in 5 years. The project is very important for Pakistan Railways and the country economy.
On this occasion, Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing said that we would fully cooperate with the Pakistan railway.