More manpower to be recruited for modernizing rail management: Sujan

PABNA, Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan today said an initiative has been taken to modernize the rail management by recruiting more manpower to remove all kinds of mismanagement and irregularities in the sector.

The present government has emphasized on building a coordinated communication system to bring back good days of the railways We have embarked on a plan to recruit more manpower to overcome the existing problems in this sector, he said.

The minister was addressing the closing ceremony as the chief guest of the 11th parade of Bangladesh Railway Nirapatta Bahini at Pakshi of the district.

The present government has allocated budget this year for the railways giving greater importance, he said, adding that separate railways are being constructed on the Jamuna River and high speed train service will be introduced in Rajshahi and Rangpur following Dhaka and Chattogram districts.

Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the ministry of railways Nadira Yeasmin Jolly and Bangladesh Railway Director General Rafiqul Alam, among others, were present on the occasion.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)