Delegation from Afghan Railway Authority visits MoR to attend 8th Trilateral meeting on Trans-Afghan Railway Project


Trilateral working group meeting on Trans-Afghan Railway Project held its 8th meeting at Ministry of Railways, Islamabad. The meeting was Co-chaired by Syed Mazhar Ali Shah, Additional Secretary from Pakistan, Alhaaj Mullah Bakht-ur-Rahman Sharafat, Director General from Afghanistan and Mr. Kamalov Akmal Saidakabarovich, Acting Deputy Chairman from Uzbekistan who joined through video link. The meeting discussed importance of the project, progress made on the initial technical assessments and next steps for early initiation of the feasibility study. The proposed project will connect Pakistan with central Asian Republics by connecting existing Railway link at Mazar-e-Sharif with Pakistan railway network. It would not only facilitate regional and bilateral trade amongst the participating countries but would also provide better people to people connections to the entire region. The meeting ended with the thanks from the Co-chairs.

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