‘Feasibility study of Quetta-Taftan railway track completed’

By Asim Hussain

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Tuesday that Pakistan Railways has completed the feasibility study of up-gradation of Quetta-Taftan railway track. Sheikh Rasheed said this while talking to Iranian Ambassador Syed Mohammad Ali Hussaini who called on him in Islamabad.
During the meeting, matters pertaining to mutual interests were discussed. On the occasion, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that Quetta-Taftan rail track will be upgraded at a cost of 112 billion rupees and it will increase trade and movement of passengers between Pakistan and Iran.
The railways’ minister expressed the desire for fast enhanced cooperation in railways between Pakistan and Iran under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said ML-1 project, approved under CPEC between Pakistan and China, will revolutionize railways in Pakistan.