TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ and the representatives of Uzbekistan Railways 04 came together in Tashkent on September 2019.
TCDD General Director of Transportation Erol Arıkan and Uzbekistan Railways Chairman Hasilov Husniddin Nuruddinovich chaired the meeting; The issues that need to be done in order to increase the transportation through Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line were discussed.
In addition, while discussing the draft of the wagons to be used in transport, the facilities and logistics centers of Uzbekistan Railways were examined on site.
Erol Arıkan, General Manager of TCDD Transportation, underlined that an important corridor has been created for the transportation of cargo potential from the Far East to Europe via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line and said: One of them is the friendly and brotherly country Uzbekistan. While creating a north-south corridor with Russia via ICTA, transports in nine destinations, including Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and China, are increasing in terms of quantity and diversity, and negotiations for new destinations continue. As TCDD Transportation, we are aware that these collaborations contribute to the development of the region and the development of the railway sector. We are happy to see this in Uzbekistan and we are pleased to see that our cooperation has improved. ”
As is known, Turkey-Uzbekistan government representatives 23.07.2019 on Form Uzbekistan-Turkey Cooperation held in Ankara have signed a memorandum of understanding on the development of relations between two countries and improving decision to cooperate in the raising of transport carried out in this context Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway had been taken.