‘Have plans to modernise railway like China’

7 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Panchagarh: Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Friday said the government plans to modernise the railway system using the experience of China for the socio-economic development of the country, reports UNB.  

He made the comment while distributing cheques among the distressed people at his village home in Boda upazila.

Explaining the remark, he said: "We plan to introduce high-speed and ultra-modern trains using China's experience."

He said China's modern railway system has helped to ensure services to the people and saved a lot of time.

Sujan distributed Tk 9.8 lakh among 26 people in the area from the Prime Minister's Welfare Fund.

The upazila's chairman, nirbahi officer, the municipality mayor, the additional superintendent police, among others, were present.