The Asian Development Bank provided $100 million for the electrification of a 140-kilometer railway track between the cities of Samarkand and Karshi. The new railway, which is one of the most advanced in Central Asia, is promoting trade, regional connectivity, and local industry. Watch video
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Senior government officials from Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic joined the meeting and agreed on deliverables for 2017, which include projects in agriculture and tourism, an implementation plan, and supporting institutions for Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor regional cooperation. Read more
The 15th CAREC Ministerial Conference unanimously endorsed two strategies to promote safety along CAREC corridors and provide a blueprint for long-term development of CAREC railways.
- Developing economic corridors is a priority for the CAREC Program. As CAREC member countries become more developed and connected to each other, they can benefit by cooperating at a higher level by linking markets, ideas, and people. Read more
- Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Workshop on Regulations, Procedures, Requirements
- Time Release Study/Corridor Performance Measurement and Monitoring Training (with CAREC Institute)