Railways will employ 25,000 people: Minister

Minister of Railways (file photo)

In the next two to three years, 25 thousand people will be appointed in the Ministry of Railways, said the Railway Minister. Nurul Islam Sujan.

He made the remarks while addressing a function on the occasion of Railway Day on Monday (November 15).

The minister said 141 stations were closed and work was on to reopen them. Several notifications have already been issued and more will follow. In the next two to three years, 25,000 people will be recruited in the Ministry of Railways to meet the manpower shortage.

He said that those who are working in the railways, their facilities will be further enhanced. We have a lot of resources, we need to use them properly. Rail is a service organization for the common man.

Nurul Islam Sujan said, we will convert all meter gauges to broad gauges. Railways will be taken from Chittagong to Cox’s Bazar. In order to introduce Asia-based railways, the internal rail system is being redesigned.

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Secretary of the Ministry of Railways was present as a special guest at the event held at the capital’s Kamalapur railway station. Selim Reza and Bangladesh Railway General Manager (East) said. Jahangir Hossain. Director General of Bangladesh Railway DN Majumder presided over the function.

OD / Azim

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