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      ECO KTAI Road Corridor Test Run kicks off from Iran

      ECO KTAI Road Corridor Test Run kicks off from Iran

      Following the successful TIR pilot operation from Bandar Abbas (Iran) to Tajikistan via Afghanistan, November 2019, for the first time a test run of the ECO Kyrgyz-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran (KTAI) road corridor has commenced from the Iranian border crossing of Dogharun, on Sunday 26 July 2020. Therefore, the entire KTAI road corridor is now open for TIR transports.

      Virtual Meetings on the Study Project for Commercialization of Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran Railway Corridor

      Virtual Meetings on the Study Project for Commercialization of Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran Railway Corridor

      A New railway corridor along Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Islamic Republic of Iran (KTI) has been constructed and was put in operation at the end of 2014.

      Progress on Qazvin-Rasht-Astara (Iran) - Astara (Azerbaijan) Railway Project    ̶ 5th ECO High-Level Working Group Meeting

      Progress on Qazvin-Rasht-Astara (Iran) - Astara (Azerbaijan) Railway Project ̶ 5th ECO High-Level Working Group Meeting

      The 5th ECO High-Level Working Group Meeting on Qazvin-Rasht-Astara (Iran) – Astara (Azerbaijan) was held on 17 December 2019 in Tehran, I.R of Iran, hosted by the Iranian Railways (RAI). It was inaugurated by Deputy Director General of International Department of Railways of Iran (RAI) Mrs. Mojgan Kordbache

      HLWG Meetings of ITI & KTAI road corridors

      HLWG Meetings of ITI & KTAI road corridors

      The 4th meeting of HLWG on KTAI and the 5th meeting of HLWG on ITI Road Corridors was held on 25 – 26 November 2019 in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran hosted by under Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization, Ministry of Road and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The meetings enabled to get together officials from the concerned authorities of the enroute countries including private sector of Iran, Pakistan and Turkey, discussed and decided on practical issues requiring joint and uninterrupted collaboration between the enroute countries at post-study phase.

      10th High Level Working Group Meeting on the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Container Train

      10th High Level Working Group Meeting on the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Container Train

      The 10th High-Level Working Group Meeting on the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Container Train was held on 20-21 August 2019 in Ankara, Turkey.

      14th Meeting of the Heads of Railway Authorities/8th Railway Committee Meeting of TTCC

      14th Meeting of the Heads of Railway Authorities/8th Railway Committee Meeting of TTCC

      The 14th Meeting of Heads of Railway Authorities of ECO Member States/8th Railway Committee of TTCC (MHRA) was held on 20-21 June 2019 in Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan.

      Inception Meeting of KTI Railway

      Inception Meeting of KTI Railway

      The inception meeting for the Study Project on Commercialization of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran (KTI) Railway Corridor was held on 10 -11 April 2019 at the ECO Secretariat, Tehran. The meeting was attended by the delegations from the concerned authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan including private sector. Delegations from the Republic of Turkey and the Russian Federation also attended the meeting to share their expertise in running Europe-Asia corridors. The meeting was jointly organized by Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), International Consultants and the ECO.

      The 5th Meeting of Heads of Reference Maritime Organizations of ECO Member States

      The 5th Meeting of Heads of Reference Maritime Organizations of ECO Member States

      (6 March 2019, Tehran)
      The 5th Meeting of the Heads of Reference Maritime Organizations of ECO Member States was held on 6th March 2019, in Tehran, at the Secretariat. High-Level Delegations from the ten ECO Member States participated in the event.

      ECO Transport Ministers meet in Turkmenistan

      ECO Transport Ministers meet in Turkmenistan

      (Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan) The ninth meeting of the Ministers of Transport of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was held on May 3, 2018 to discuss the regulatory and operational requirements for improving the existing transport infrastructure of the region.

      ECO SG: Silk Road Best Way Forward for Region

      ECO SG: Silk Road Best Way Forward for Region

      (Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan) The integration of operational networks between maritime, railways, and roads enables the ECO region to take on a quantum leap as all necessary resources are embedded in the Great Silk Road, says the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organzation, Halil Ibrahim Akca.

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