📩 20/04/2022 14:12
Studies continue to improve railway cooperation between Turkey and Mongolia. At the meeting held at the General Directorate of Turkish State Railways (TCDD), a consensus was reached to improve railway cooperation between the two countries.
Cooperation Meeting in the Field of Railway Between Turkey and Mongolia was held at the General Directorate of TCDD. TCDD General Manager Metin Akbaş, Mongolian Ministry of Road and Transport Development (MRTD) Undersecretary Batbold Sandagdor, Railway and Maritime Policy Implementation Coordination Department Specialist Artur Byamba-Yu, Mongolian Railway KIT (MTZ), Head of Projects and Investment Department Myagmarsuren Zevgee, Ulaanbaatar Railways AŞ In the meeting held with the participation of (UBTZ) Deputy General Manager Luvsandash Enkhbold, brief information about the institutions was shared. After brief information was given by TCDD Teknik Mühendislik ve Müşavirlik AŞ Marketing and Sales Director Mustafa Özdöner and Turkey Rail System Vehicles Industry AŞ (TÜRASAŞ) Marketing and Customer Relations Branch Manager Fatih Karaköse, the parties discussed the cooperation opportunities between the two countries. Mongolia, the delegation stated that they wanted to cooperate in their new projects, and requested a proposal from TCDD Teknik for the feasibility studies of the freight wagon factory planned to be established in Mongolia, and that they would need railway vehicles when the projects were completed.
TCDD General Manager Metin Akbaş stated that this meeting, where the railway stakeholders of the two countries came together, formed a good basis for possible cooperation and that concrete steps should be taken in this direction. Akbaş noted that it would be beneficial to start the studies for the preparation and soon signing of a protocol that will involve all railway stakeholders for the development of cooperation between the two countries in the field of railways.
MRTD Undersecretary Batbold Sandagdorj emphasized that they appreciate Turkey's development and success in the field of railways. Sandagdorj stated that they can benefit from TCDD's experience in this field.