A minimum of 16 individuals had been killed and 67 others injured when a passenger prepare collided with a freight prepare close to Sadiqabad.
Pakistan Peoples Get together (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari whereas expressing grief over the accident mentioned, “Imran Khan has given many examples of resignation over accidents. Why is he not asking for resignation from his personal minister?”
He added, “Don’t know what number of extra lives might be misplaced due to Sheikh Rasheed’s romance with the ministry.”
The PPP chief additional mentioned Sheikh Rasheed and Imran Khan are solely doing point-scoring. “The nation can be operating just like the railways ministry. Sheikh Rasheed additionally destroyed the railways throughout Musharaff’s period,” Bilawal added.
Senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Ahsan Iqbal mentioned, “Imran Khan can’t ask for resignation however he may give the ministry to an individual who has the time to run it.”
“The prime minister ought to discourage the pattern of false performances,” he added.
Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi mentioned it was worrying that there was a rise within the variety of prepare accidents. “The explanation and motive behind the accident must be introduced ahead to find out the perpetrators,” the PML-N chief added.
PML-N chief Tallal Chaudhry referred to as for Sheikh Rasheed at hand in his resignation and mentioned, “Imran Niazi ought to give another ministry to Sheikh Rasheed. Imran Khan ought to decide the security of the general public earlier than operating any extra trains,” he mentioned.
Moreover, the PML-N has submitted a decision within the Punjab Meeting calling for a case to be registered in opposition to Rasheed and his subsequent arrest.
The decision was submitted by PML-N chief Hina Pervaiz Butt which states, Sheikh Rasheed is chargeable for the Akbar Categorical accident and that the railways minister doesn’t have any ethical justification to remain on his put up.