Iran Willing to Join China-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railway Link, 7 May 2012 Monday 13:40

Posted: May 8, 2012 in Politics, Region, Relations, Resources, Tajikistan
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Monday, 7 May 2012

Iranian Minister of Road and Urbanization Ali Nikzad voiced Tehran‘s willingness to join a railway line which is due to connect China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan, Fars News Agency reported.

The issue was raised by Nikzad in a meeting with Tajik Minister of Transport Nizom Hakimov here in Tehran on Sunday.

Nikzad called on the Tajik official to provide the needed maps for the Iranian company in charge of the feasibility studies of the project in a bid to enable Metra company to wrap of work and present the results by the next three months.

The Iranian company, Metra, is conducting the feasibility study for the construction of a Tajik stretch of a rail link that will connect Kashgar (China) and Herat (Afghanistan).

via Iran Willing to Join China-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railway Link, 7 May 2012 Monday 13:40.

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