Staff Reporter Lahore
A six-member delegation of the Total Parco Paki-stan Limited led by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mehmet Celepoglu visited the Pakistan Railways (PR) Headquarters here on Thursday.
During the visit, a meeting was held between the visiting delegation and officers of the Pakistan Railways led by Chief Executive Officer, Nisar Ahmad Memon in which, both sides exchanged views of a possible collaboration between the two organizations for mutual interest.
The Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer also highlighted that annual requirement for fuel for PR is 150 million liters per annum and PR spends Rs. 20 billions per annum which is approximately 30% of PR operating expenses.
Pakistan Railways Advisor/Executive Director Business Development Farooq Hyder Shaikh briefed the TPPL team about transformation journey of Pakistan Railways.
He highlighted that Pakistan Railways transformation journey’s core focus is on transforming Pakistan Railways into a customer centric organization while technology being the key enabler/driver for growth.
The PR CEO said that Pakistan Railways was striv-ing hard to provide maximum facilities to its pas-sengers and mentioned that 70 million passengers pass through Pakistan Railway network per annum. He said that there were 14 locations where Pakistan Railways has the capacity to store the fuel.
Pakistan Railway was exploring the option of instal-lation of fuel dispensers at these sites, while also outsourcing the maintenance of these sites by spe-cialized oil marketing companies.
Total Parco Paki-stan Limited CEO Mehmet Celepoglu said that TPPL had strong financial position and was provid-ing fuel to many companies/institutes across the world.
TPPL team was also informed that Pakistan Railway is initiating a campaign “Clean Green and beatification of Pakistan Railways” in line with Prime Minister of Pakistan’s initiative of “Clean & Green Pakistan”.
CEO TPPL appreciated the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative “Clean Green Pakistan” project which would create positive impact on the environ-ment.
Later, the PR CEO presented a souvenir to the Total Parco Pakistan Limited Chief Executive Offi-cer Pakistan Railways and TPPL CEO also gave souvenir to Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Of-ficer and team members.