The demonstration container train was launched and, having passed Georgia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, reached Almaty. В"This is a positive experience and we re going to launch a new train as soon as we get suitable container cargosВ", reportedly said today Askar Mamin, Kazakh Transport Minister, speaking at the session of transport ministers of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan.
However, he said, there are still some problems conditioned by low progress of container transportation in Kazakhstan. But Kazakhstan is ready to develop this sphere. В"We are working today on cargos containerization program. Container train is to be launched in shortВ", Mamin outlined.
At present Kazakhstan is working to reduce both internal and transit fees. In particular, this relates to transportations to and from Russia, China, Ukraine, Belarus, minister said.