The railway line starting from Andhoy district of Faryab province in the north of the country is expected to make a significant contribution to the economic development of Afghanistan.
Faryab Governor Said Enver Sadat stated that they aimed at the participation of Afghanistan in the international and regional economy with this project and said, “Thus, our domestic market will rise and our economy will develop.
Sadat stressed that the railway line would be a symbol of friendship, mutual trust and brotherhood among countries and would provide employment for hundreds of people.
The businessman Haji Mustafa Kul, the opening of the railroad, both exports and imports would be easier, before the railroad under the difficult conditions and high malihyet under the conditions of goods sent to European countries, but through this rail, both in a short time and cheaper to send their goods to the countries, he said.
Afghanistan, which does not have access to the sea, currently has only one railway network passing through Uzbekistan.
Importing most products, Afghanistan exports hand-woven carpets, fresh fruits and textiles.
The 88-kilometer railway between Turkmenistan's Atamurad and Afghanistan's Akina station was built by Turkmenistan.