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SC bars Pakistan Railways from selling its land

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday barred Pakistan Railways from selling its land in the federation and provinces in a case pertaining to the aforementioned department's deficit, ARY News reported. Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad appeared before a two-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar which imposed a ban on selling the land used for railway operations. The court also ordered that the railways department could not lease the land, owned by the federal and…

SC rules no lease, no housing societies at Railway lands till next order

LAHORE: A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar heard suo moto case on deficit in Pakistan Railways here on Monday. Railways Minister Shaikh Rashid Ahmed appeared before a two-member bench in the case hearing. The bench ruled that the railway land will not be used for establishing the housing societies or issued lease for it, till the next order of the court. The court also called stay orders from all high courts and subordinate courts about the railway lands. The judges remarked that the…