Thursday between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Turkey "Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding on R & D Activities in Transport Area" indicating that the Minister planned to be signed Karaismailoğlu, "the memorandum to be signed both by our government units as well as joint work in the private sector stakeholders of our R & D activities, we are demonstrated our support for the direction to realize " said.
Adil Karaismailoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, met with Afghanistan Transport Minister Kudretullah Zeki and his accompanying delegation at his office. The will to continue close cooperation both at the bilateral level and on the international platform was confirmed by both ministers as an indicator of the exemplary friendship of both countries in all fields.
"We are ready to cooperate closely with Afghanistan to ensure uninterrupted and regular transportation"
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who spoke at the meeting, where economic and political relations between the two countries were mentioned and road transport issues were discussed; He emphasized that he believes that the meetings to be held will improve close cooperation and contribute to the economic development of countries. Stating that they will provide necessary support to Afghanistan in important transportation and infrastructure projects, Karaismailoğlu said:
“Our technical delegations will discuss our relations in the field of road transport in detail on the occasion of the 1st Meeting of the Land Transport Joint Commission that we will organize. Thursday between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Turkey 'Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in R & D Activities in Transport Area' is planned to be signed. With the memorandum to be signed, we demonstrate our support for both our public units and private sector stakeholders to carry out joint work in R&D activities. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu pointed out that the works for the realization of road and rail transportation on international platforms are continuing and underlined that they are always ready to cooperate with Afghanistan in order to ensure uninterrupted and regular transportation on the corridors. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who mentioned that they have carried out very important projects in the field of railways in recent years, said, "We are always ready to develop our cooperation with you and share our experience and knowledge on this issue."
"We support a multimodal transport corridor that includes road and rail transport"
Emphasizing that they are in close relations with Afghanistan within the scope of Lapis Lazuli Agreement and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they support a multi-modal transportation corridor that includes road and rail transportation.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We are eager to participate in all kinds of work necessary to increase the possibilities of railway transportation between our countries and to create new cooperation opportunities. We are determined to connect Afghanistan with Europe via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line using the Lapis Lazuli route. We are ready to support all kinds of projects that can be done in the field of transportation regarding the stability and development of Afghanistan at technical level ”.