Tajikistan Seeking to Become Key International Transit Hub

Photo, Azim Ibrohim, Asia-Plus

Over the next two years, 317 kilometers of international highways will be put into operation in Tajikistan, confirmed representatives of the Ministry of Transport. In 2024, Tajikistan will continue implementing projects for the reconstruction of highways, with the construction of 32 bridges, 5 tunnels with a length of 11.2 km and 7 avalanche corridors aiming to turn the country into an international transit route.

“Special attention will be paid to the reconstruction of the Guliston-Kulyab (32.5 km), Dangara-Guliston (49.2 km), Guliston-Farkhor (40 km), and Bokhtar-Levakant-Dangara (40 km) highways,” the ministry stressed.

Earlier, at a meeting of the heads of transport departments of Central Asia, it was agreed to create the conditions for the development of the transport industry, Transport Minister of Tajikistan, Azim Ibrohim stated.

The improvement of transport and logistics is aimed at strengthening trade between the countries of the region. The parties also approved a draft agreement on improving the connectivity of land transport to create new transport corridors in Central Asia, which will be signed during the meeting of the heads of the state.