Islamabad, December 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Railways, Azam Khan Swati has vowed for strengthening regional economy by executing joint ventures with the Central Asian states. He was talking to a delegation of Uzbekistan led by Minister for Transport Makhamov Ilkhomin, which called on him in Islamabad today (Tuesday).
During the meeting, the two sides highlighted the matters pertaining to mutual interest of the two countries and cargo train. The meeting also discussed Trans Afghan Rail Project that would connect Pakistan and Uzbekistan via Afghanistan and later the Central Asian countries.
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon sign joint appeal to World Bank for investing around $4.8 billion in rail link among Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. Presidents of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan had already signed the trilateral joint appeal to World Bank and the rail link would play its role for the progress and prosperity of these countries.
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