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China ready to cooperate with Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in railway construction

Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Japarov received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to the Kyrgyz Republic Du Dewen. Press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported.

The parties discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation, including in trade, economic, transport and logistics areas. The Ambassador conveyed the message of the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang on the construction of China — Kyrgyzstan — Uzbekistan railway. It was noted that this is an important regional project and it is of strategic importance for promoting economic development and improving the well-being of the peoples of the three countries.

The Chinese side emphasized that thanks to the joint efforts of the three parties, the development of a feasibility study for the railway construction project has successfully begun, and expressed their willingness to cooperate with the Kyrgyz and Uzbek sides for its further advancement.

Akylbek Japarov emphasized the priority importance of the implementation of the railway construction project for Kyrgyzstan.

«There is a significant shift in the implementation of China — Kyrgyzstan — Uzbekistan railway construction project. We hope that the active phase of the project will begin soon,» he said.