Afghanistan and Turkmenistan open Lapis Lazuli railway

An 88 km railway from Atamyrat in Turkmenistan to the Ymamnazar border crossing and Akina in Afghanistan was opened by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President Ashraf Ghani.

ASIA: A line running 85 km from Atamyrat in Turkmenistan to the Ymamnazar border crossing point and 3 km onwards to Afghanistan’s border facilities at Akina was officially opened by Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani who ceremonially tightened a golden bolt on November 28.

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