China, Pakistan to modernise vital rail link to speed up CPEC construction

China, Pakistan to modernise vital rail link to speed up CPEC construction

China and Pakistan have agreed to jointly modernise the 1,600-km long vital railway link connecting southern and northern Pakistan as part of a move to push forward construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

“China and Pakistan have signed memorandums of understanding to increase the speed of the railway connecting Karachi and Peshawar, as well as upgrade its signal system and railway stations,” Zafaruddin Mahmood, Pakistan’s special envoy on the CPEC, told the China Daily.

The MoU also includes the construction of the Havelian land port on the Karakoram Highway that connects Pakistan and Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Read More…

 

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