Ashgabat, Kabul mull energy, transportation projects
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 25
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
Turkmenistan and Afghanistan discussed the implementation of important joint projects on development of transportation and communication corridors and energy routes, read a message of the Turkmen government, issued Feb. 25.
The discussion was held at a meeting between Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Afghan Ambassador Mohammad Fazil Saifi.
The significance of the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline was highlighted during the meeting.
The parties also touched upon the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan (TAT) railway, which will serve for economic prosperity of Central Asia.
The construction of the TAPI gas pipeline started in mid-December 2015. Its total length is 1,735 kilometers.