He said this government will bring back the lost splendor of the railway system
Railways Minister Advocate Md Nurul Islam Sujon has stated that steps have been taken to modernize the railway system – in order to end current mismanagement and resolve irregularities in the railway service.
He stated this while addressing a military parade event for the closing ceremony of the Railway Nirapatta Bahini (RNB) 11th batch training session (sepoy) in Pakshiupazila of Pabna, Saturday morning.
Emphasizing the importance of the railway system, the minister said: “Our Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the importance of building an integrated communication system including rail, water and airways, so that people are less dependent on roads.
“If a country is highly-developed then its railway system will be advanced too. The BNP government almost ruined the railway system; however, our present government is making strides developing it.”
He further said they were making efforts to bring back the lost splendor of our railway system, for which everyone has to work together.
Lawmaker Nadira Yasmin Joly of the Pabna-Sirajganj women's reserved seat , Bangladesh Railway Director General Md Kazi Rafiqul Alam, and Khandakar Shahidul Islam, general manager of West Zone of Bangladesh Railway were present as special guests of the occasion.
Meanwhile, West Zone Railway Nirapatta Bahini (RNB) Chief Commandant Fattah Bhuiyan gave the welcome speech.