Pakistan offered $2 billion for railway upgrades

via pktribune.com

Pakistan is likely to become the most accessible international trade route to Central Asia, Iran and China as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered to provide $2 billion to improve and rehabilitate the Pakistan Railways (PR) network.

Official sources told Online on Sunday that the grant would likely to be provided primarily for the rehabilitation of the PR network, which would consequently lead to rail connectivity with Central Asian states. With the upgradation of the network, PR would be able to fulfill its dream of access to Central Asian States via Afghanistan, the sources said…