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Turkmenistan to extend new railway project through Balkh, Kunduz

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Turkmenistan to extend new railway project through Balkh, Kunduz

President Ashraf Ghani announced that Turkmenistan plans to extend a new railway project through northern Faryab province and on through Balkh and Kunduz provinces.

The new railway will connect Aqina and Andkhoy in northern Faryan provinces and will pass through Sheberghan, Mazar-e-Sharif, Kunduz and Sher Khan Bandar.

The project will further be assessed to connect to Tajikistan and onward to China.

According to reports, the project is already in motion and survey works are mostly completed.

The announcement came after his meeting withTurkmen President Qurban Bardi Mohammadov where the parties conferred on strengthening bilateral ties.

President Ghani referred to the meeting as very constructive and successful.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two governments on further development of cooperation in the field of electric power.

A Joint Communiqué and a number of other documents were also signed to boost cooperation between the two nations.


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