Afghanistan will be built by Turkmenistan and will be connected to the Avaza port in the Caspian Sea via Ashgabat and then to Baku, Tbilisi and Ankara, Istanbul and Europe.
A ceremony was held in Serhetabat due to the commencement of the construction of a railway connecting Turkmenistan's Serhetabat station on the border with Afghanistan and the Turgundu station in Herat province of Afghanistan. After the ceremony, which was attended by Turkmenistan President Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov, the personnel who will build the railway line and 42 wagon with machinery, equipment and construction materials departed to Turgundu.
In his speech at the ceremony, Turkmenistan President Berdimuhammedov said that “the development of transportation network is one of the most important conditions for effective international cooperation Türkmen. The Turkmen leader, who emphasized that they provided comprehensive support and assistance to the Afghan people in the fields of energy and transportation, recently announced that Ashgabat's 7. He reminded that he was hosting the Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation (RECCA) and pointed out the importance of the agreements signed here for the development of the region and Afghanistan.
14-15 RECCA 7 on November. Ministerial Meeting of the scope of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey is a party "Lapis Lazuli Transport Corridor Agreement" was signed. Aiming to increase regional economic cooperation and the name of Afghanistan's export of precious stones, the deal aims to expand the economic and cultural transportation link between Asia and Europe starting from Afghanistan.
Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Ambassador to Turkey at the conference representing the Stars, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line into service by reminding the other countries for this line on the Silk Road he had also stressed the need to complete the connection infrastructure.
With the railway line to be constructed by Turkmenistan within the scope of support to Afghanistan; Afghanistan, which has no exit to the sea, will provide connection to Avaza port in the Caspian Sea via Ashgabat and then to Baku, Tbilisi-Kars route to Ankara, Istanbul and Europe.
With the imkan Turgundu ına and imkan Serhetabat railway gerekli, Afghanistan will have more access to transport to foreign markets and to make the necessary imports.
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