PR completes feasibility study of up-gradation of Quetta-Taftan Rail Track: Rashid

Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says Pakistan Railways has completed feasibility study of up-gradation of Quetta-Taftan Rail Track.

He was talking to Iranian Ambassador Syed Mohammad Ali Hussaini in Islamabad today.

He said Quetta-Taftan Rail Track, to be upgraded at a cost of 112 billion rupees, will increase trade and movement of passengers between Pakistan and Iran.

The Minister expressed desire for fast enhanced cooperation in railways between Pakistan and Iran under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

He said ML-1 project, approved under CPEC between Pakistan and China, will revolutionize railways in Pakistan.

The Iranian Ambassador stressed the need for expediting efforts regarding Pakistan-Iran-Turkey freight train under Economic Coordination Organization.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan