Afghanistan and India to Ink Agreement for Cooperation in Railway Sector
A delegation from Afghanistan comprised of MohammadYama Shams, Director General and CEO of Afghanistan Railways Authority (AfRA), Amanullah Ghalib, Deputy Minister of Energy & Water and Ahmed Saed Hamdard paid a working visit to India from February 22 to 27, 2017.
The visit aimed to forge technical cooperation between Afghanistan and India in the sectors of railways and renewable energy.
The delegation met Suresh P. Prabhu, Minister of Indian Railways on February 23, 2017 to seek India’s technical assistance in implementing Afghanistan National Railway Plan (ANRP). At the meeting India’s Railways Minister evinced his country’s interest in taking part in developing railway infrastructure in Afghanistan and both sides agreed to ink an agreement for cooperation between the railway authorities of the two countries. FULL STORY