(Web Desk) – Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Thursday has said that deficit of Pakistan Railways will be eliminated in one year.

Talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi, Rasheed pointed out that the department is currently facing annual deficit of forty to forty two billion rupees.

The federal minister said that the network of Pakistan Railways will also be expanded to the backward areas of the country in order to provide the people there with better travelling facilities.

Sheikh Rashid said that proposals will be submitted with the prime minister for bringing improvement in the railways. He said most of the trains of Railways require upgradation.

The minister said we are pursuing zero tolerance policy against corruption.