Moscow is interested to participate in railway construction in Afghanistan

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in fotomontagen during prayer in one of the villages in Bamyan province in Afghanistan. Archival photoMoscow is interested to participate in railway construction in Afghanistan© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

Russia is interested in participation in the construction of Railways in Afghanistan between the cities of Mazar-e-Sharif and Herat, told RIA Novosti Chairman of the Russian part of the intergovernmental Commission Russia-Afghanistan, Deputy energy Minister Yuri sentjurin RIA Novosti.

According to him, there are serious developments in the transport sector.

«We expect to participate in the construction of the railway, which will connect two big centers in Afghanistan’s city Mazar-I-Sharif and Herat. Both outputs are from Iran and Tajikistan and China», — said sentjurin.

He added that this will create a major railway line from China to ports in the Persian Gulf through Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran, Central Asian States.

«We would like to take part in this project,» he said.