A solemn opening ceremony of the railway section with a length of 10 kilometres built in the Akina settlement of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in assistance of the Government of Turkmenistan, as well as the foundation laying ceremony of the new railway branch Akina-Andhoy, which length is 35 km, took place on the 25th of July 2019.
The heads of transport and industrial agencies of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, Hakims, Honored Elders, representatives of the mass media and local population participated to the events.
This step of Turkmenistan was received with great honor and appreciation of the neighbouring country. As is known, Turkmenistan attaches great importance to the social and economic development of brotherly Afghanistan by implementing infrastructural projects, including the actions of humanitarian content. According to the instructions of the President of Turkmenistan, at the same day a special Turkmen delegation arrived to Afghanistan.