The coordination office for the trans-Afghan railway project was inaugurated in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent on Friday.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Mullah Bakht-ur-Rahman Sharafat, head of Afghanistan Railway Authority, and the ambassadors of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
In a statement, the Afghanistan Railway Authority said that at the office, the representatives of the three countries will jointly coordinate the affairs of the trans-Afghan railway project. There are also plans to establish such offices in Kabul and Islamabad.
Meanwhile, the 11th Trilateral Meeting of Joint Working Group on trans-Afghan Railways Project was held in Tashkent.
During the meeting, an agreement was reached to hold a meeting of high-ranking railway officials in Islamabad next month.
Additionally, the strengthening of railway cooperation and increasing movement of goods through Heraitan-Mazar-e-Sharif railway were also discussed.
The trans-Afghan railway project connects Central Asian countries with South Asian countries through Afghanistan.