An agreement on cooperation on the construction project of the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway section within Kyrgyzstan was signed in Samarkand, where the summit of the leaders of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is taking place. It is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to the press center.

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It was noted that the agreement was signed by the Minister of Transport and Communications of Kyrgyzstan Erkinbek Osoev, the Minister of Transport of Uzbekistan Ilkhom Makhkamov and the Chairman of the State Committee for Development and Reforms of the People’s Republic of China He Lifen.

It is indicated that the agreement provides for the completion of a feasibility study along the Torugart-Yachmen-Makmal-Jalalabad route, where the construction of the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway will be carried out, no later than June 1, 2023.

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It was stated that the parties would sign a tripartite agreement, the purpose of which was to distribute the costs of the feasibility study between the parties in equal shares.

The China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway project is designed to provide Central Asia with access to the markets of Southeast and West Asia, as well as the Middle East.

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