Delhi: Pakistani minister Shahbaz Sharif takes a metro ride



New Delhi:  Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province Shahbaz Sharif today joined the list of foreign dignitaries to take a ride on Delhi Metro, considered one of the best such networks worldwide.

1Sharif, younger brother of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, visited the metro museum at Patel Chowk in Central Delhi before boarding a train to Rajiv Chowk Metro station at around 11 AM.

The Pakistani leader was accompanied by a 20-member delegation comprising ministers of his cabinet and officials from Pakistan High Commission in Delhi.

After deboarding at Rajiv Chowk Metro station, he visited the Metro Bhavan at Barakhamba where he was given a warm welcome by DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh, who later briefed Sharif about the Delhi Metro project as well as how it was providing quality service to lakhs of commuters daily.

Sources said the Pakistani delegation was impressed with functioning of the metro services and complimented the DMRC officials for running the network efficiently. More info