Commissioning of the railway Dushanbe – Kurgan-Tyube – Kulyab is extremely important and valuable for further improvement of the welfare of the population, progress and development of the national economy, said the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon, who became the first passenger to travel this road by train.
He noted that with the opening of the road a permanent rail link between one of the largest regions of the country – the Khatlon region and Dushanbe would be established.
According to the President, the new railway creates favorable conditions for transportation of goods and products of the country to the borders of neighboring countries.
“The most important thing, is that the railway is considered to be an important factor in the development of the industry, it will allow establishing dozens of new industrial enterprises in all the cities and districts of Khatlon region, to ensure the sustainable development of cities and districts of the region and the country”, he said. (News.tj/Business World Magazine)