پایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانپایگاه اطلاع‌رسانی ریاست‌جمهوری اسلامی ایرانhttp://www.president.irThu, 23 Jan 2020 03:53:05 +0330Thu, 23 Jan 2020 03:53:05 +03302024 The opening ceremony of the railway of East of the Caspian Sea In the presence of Iran- Turkmenistan- Kazakhstan’ presidents:The joint railway of Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan opened in the presence of Iran- Turkmenistan- Kazakhstan presidents.The joint railway of Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan opened in the presence of Iran- Turkmenistan- Kazakhstan presidents.<br /> Train carrying the President Hassan Rouhani started for Inche Boroun border point Wednesday morning.<br /> Inche Boroun is located in the east of the provincial capital city of Gorgan, on zero border point with Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.<br /> The railway is of 920 kilometers length, 85 kilometers of which pass through Iran, 700 kilometers through Turkmenistan and 140 kilometers through Kazakhstan.<br /> The route will shorten the distance between the Persian Gulf, Central Asia and Europe by some 600 kilometers, causing reduction in transportation costs.<br /> Passing through Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, it will play a key role in transiting goods on north-south and east-west directions in Asia.<br /> The major part of transit in the world is conducted between China and the West with 350 million tons annually while the corridor plays a pivotal role in connecting China to Europe and Russia and to the Persian Gulf.<br /> http://www.president.ir/fa/827802014-12-03 10:57:348272235182163371