LAHORE - Pakistan Railways and National Logistic Cell signed an agreement in the presence of PR Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique for provision of ten locomotives by NLC for freight operation at PR Headquarters here on Friday. Director General NLC Major General Asghar Nawaz and PR GM Operations M Javaid Anwar Boobak signed the documents of the agreement while Quarter Master General Pakistan Army and Officer Incharge of NLC Lieutenant General Najeeb Ullah Khan were also present. The minister said the agreement dispelled the false impression that the PR and the NLC were two rivals and expressed his hope the both departments would join hands in future for more joint ventures.

He declared the moment of signing as an important historic moment for Pakistan and Railways.

Earlier, the PR GM delivered welcome speech and said the agreement was a unique example of cooperation between public sector.