(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 8. The project of
constructing the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway holds
particular significance for Kyrgyzstan and other countries in the
region, the President of Kyrgyzstan, Sadyr Japarov, said at the
second meeting of the Heads of Central Asian countries and the
President of the European Council Charles Michel in Kyrgyzstan's
Cholpon-Ata city, trend reports.
"For Central Asian countries, it will be a significant advantage
to shape our region as a unified geo-economic space, where all
forms of economic cooperation and interaction are successfully
formed. The growth driver for the economies of Central Asia is the
development of regional transit, transportation, and logistics
potential," the president said. "The project for the
"China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan" railway construction holds particular
significance for our country and other neighboring countries in the
region", he added.
According to him, the implementation of the
China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway project will break the
transportation deadlock in the region. It will establish
connectivity among nearly 4 billion people and enhance
transportation routes from Asia, through Türkiye, to Europe, the
Middle East, Iran, the Persian Gulf countries, and North
An agreement on the construction of the
China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway was signed on the sidelines of
the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Samarkand on
September 14, 2022.
The railway will have a total length of 523 kilometers, with 213
kilometers in China, 260 kilometers in Kyrgyzstan, which will
include approximately 90 tunnels and a final stretch of 50
kilometers in Uzbekistan.
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