Railways Finalizes Strategy Over Royal Palm Golf & Country Club Following SC Orders
LAHORE– Final plan regarding Royal Palm Golf and Country Club has been arranged in the light of directions of apex court in a meeting held in Railways Headquarters Lahore presided over by Secretary/Chairman Railways Habib-ur-Rehman Gillani.
As per detail it was told in the meeting that when Railway management committee has taken the arrangements of Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in its hand there were a lot of issues which were settled by Railway management amicably.
Railway management committee has earned an amount of 380,185,350 in respect of revenue and spent 339,053,828 rupees in respect of expenditure including salaries of employees, during the period from July 2019 to May 2020.
The Railway management committee also earned a net profit of Rs. 42,751,522 during the same period, the credit goes to Railway management committee who worked day in and day out and provided better facilities to the members of the club and won their trust and also earned profit. So far management committee did not sacked any employee of Royal Palm Club.
It was also told in the meeting that an international tendering for operator and developer is also in the process which will completely run Royal Palm Club and make it compliant to the international standard. It was also told in the meeting that when the railway management committee taken the charge a total of 8 gulf courts among 33 were in working condition and Railway engineers’ brought another 10 in working condition.
After cutting of the grass the golf courts were made standardized and well equipped and various contests has been arranged in it after making it upgraded. The Railway management committee is ensured that it will be attractive for international bidders and being a state of the art it will get a unique cultural status and will enhance Railway revenue.
The Secretary/Chairman Railways Habib-ur-Rehman Gillani, IG Railways Arif Nawaz Khan, Chief Executive Officer Dost Ali Laghari, Additional General Manger Traffic Zubair Shafi Ghouri, Additional General Manger Infrastructure Nisar Ahmed Memon, Additional General Manger Mechanical Sulman Sadiq, Project Director PMU Hafeez Ullah Khan and other senior official were also present on the occasion.— PRESS RELEASE