Baku. 3 August. REPORT. AZ / Arrival of the first container train in Azerbaijan is a big event for the country and the region. Report informs, Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov said in his speech at the opening ceremony of the meeting of the train.
He noted that Azerbaijan has done a lot for the development of the seaport Alat: "However, I would like to highlight the biggest and most important project - Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. This railway provides transportation of goods from the East to Europe. Special attention is here paid to security issues. We attach great importance to the construction of a tunnel under the Bosphorus, in fraternal Turkey. "
"Trouble-free delivery of goods from China and other countries in Europe is very important in terms of safety. The first train from China will launch a large flow of goods. I am confident that, China, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Azerbaijan will enhance efforts in this direction", said Deputy Prime Minister.