The General Director of the Afghanistan Railway Authority (ARA) has met with the heads of various Iranian companies to discuss the development of Afghanistan’s railway network, ARA said Thursday.
The railway authority said the meeting took place on Wednesday, and detailed discussions around the collective investment by the companies were held.
Bakht ul-Rahman Sharafat, the head of ARA said at the meeting that the organization was hoping to attract foreign investment. “Afghanistan Railway Department invites all companies to invest in railway projects, in which the department cooperates with them and makes the necessary coordination,” he said.
At the same time, Sharafat stated that work on the second phase of the fourth section of the Khaf-Herat railway line is a priority for ARA and a priority.
During the meeting, representatives of the consortium of companies presented information about their companies, services and expertise. The companies represented covered a wide spectrum of supply and services for the railway sector, from construction through to line maintenance and management.