PM directs Railways Minister to improve safety standards to avert train accidents

Islamabad, July 11, 2019: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday directed the Railways Minister to take emergency measures to improve the decades-old infrastructure of railways to avert train accidents.

The direction came in response to a fatal train accident between a passenger train and a goods train in Sadiqabad, resulting in loss of several lives and injuries.

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The Prime Minister stressed the need to ensure safety standards of railways across the country.

He also expressed deep grief over a number of casualties in a train accident and directed provision of best possible medical treatment to the injured.

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