September 28, 2022

Rehabilitating of Third Section of Khawaf-Herat Railway started

Rehabilitating of Third Section of Khawaf-Herat Railway started

HERAT, Sep. 22 – The repair work of the third section of the Khawaf-Herat Railway started amid a cememoney at Roznik Station, Ghorian District of Herat Province, on Tuseday.

the ceremoney was attended by Mullah Bakhtur Rahman Sharaf, the Director General of the Afghanistan Railway authoritunaling with Governor of Herat, representatives of Iran Railway Administration, the head of the Herat Railway Department, Mufti Mohammad Naseem Mohammadi, Herat government officials and representatives of the private sector were present at the inauguration.

The ceremony started with recitation of the holy verses from the Holy Quran and then Mullah Bakhtur Rehman Sharaft, General Manager of the Railway Authority, briefed audiance regarding this important economic project and said we have strong support of the leadership of the Islamic Emirate.

During the meeting, the governor of Herat, Sheikh Maulana Noor Ahmed Islam Jar, gave a speech and showed full preparation for this project and insisted on security of this project.

Later, the head of the Herat Chamber of Commerce and Industry also spoke on behalf of the private sector and considered this project very valuable for the development and strengthening of the private sector.

It should be noted that the third section of the Khawaf-Herat railway starts from Rosnik station in Ghorian district and continues to Shamtigh, which is 62 kilometers long.

Now, after a transparent procurement process, the repair of rail and non-rail works has been contracted with Sundarila Company, and the practical works started today and will be completed in the next 2 months.

The project will provide direct transfer to Iran and will creat job opportunities to a large number of citizens.

 

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