Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan eye cooperation in rail transport
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 25
By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend:
Representatives of railway administrations of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan discussed issues of cooperation on the organization of international passenger transportation, reports the press service of "Uzbekistan Temir Yullari".
The delegations of the JSC "Uzbekistan Temir Yollari" and JSC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy " mulled the results of joint work in 2017.
The sides also discussed ways to improve the efficiency of work and prospects for the development of passenger communication between the two countries.
The parties reached an agreement on the application of a discount system for the purchase of a travel document (ticket), depending on the period of its preliminary acquisition.
Representatives of the railway administration also discussed a number of other issues of bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation. Following the meeting, there was signed a protocol of the meeting.
Earlier, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan agreed to provide discounts on tariffs for the export of Kazakh grain and flour and transit of Uzbek agricultural products through Kazakhstan's territory.
In 2016, there was a positive dynamics in the growth of freight transportation by rail between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The volume of transportation amounted to 19 million tons.