LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday announced that Prime Minister Imran Khan would inaugurate Thal Express on February 12.

Addressing a press conference in Lahore, Sheikh Rasheed said that the duration of journey between Lahore and Karachi would be reduced by 30 minutes after the inauguration of Lai Expressway on March 1.

He said that Railways had launched two freight trains while more freight trains would be started in near future as well.