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China Civil Engineering Signs Agreement with Ethiopia-Yaji Railway

Seetao 2022-06-07 09:21
  • The Asia-Djibouti Railway is a key project of cooperation between China, Ethiopia and Djibouti
  • Port + railway + dry port + industrial park, a railway drives the economic belt
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On June 5, 2022, Ethiopia time, China Civil Engineering and Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Co., Ltd. signed a franchise agreement for the special railway line of Nagad Gauge. Liu Dong, deputy general manager of China Civil Engineering, attended the signing ceremony. The head of the Ethiopian company and the president of the Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Joint Stock Company, Abudi, signed the agreement on behalf of both parties.

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Abdi expressed his appreciation for the achievements made by China Civil Engineering in operating the Yaji Railway and thanked the operation team for their hard work. He said that the Asia-Djibouti Railway is an important part of the high-quality joint construction of the Belt and Road, and a model of cooperation among China, Ethiopia and Djibouti. The signing of this agreement is a positive result of in-depth exchanges and close cooperation between the two sides, and has important strategic significance for the development of the Asia-Djibouti Railway. He emphasized that the two sides have the same goals and trust each other. Egypt is willing to work with China to continuously expand the Asia-Djibouti railway sector and promote the high-quality development of the Asia-Djibouti railway.

Liu Dong first congratulated Abdi on taking office as President of the Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Corporation. He said that in the past two years, the Yaji Railway has made remarkable achievements. The cooperation between the two parties on the special railway line of the Nagad track is a positive and beneficial attempt. , cooperate with each other, support each other, and jointly build a closer community with a shared future.

In recent years, China Civil Engineering has taken the initiative to seize opportunities to continuously improve the capacity and infrastructure level of the Asia-Djibouti Railway, promote the construction of railway supporting projects, and further implement the "two axes + two sides" in the "Horn of Africa Concept for Peaceful Development". In the development framework, the interconnection effect of "port + railway + dry port + industrial park" is becoming increasingly apparent, and the development concept of "one railway driving one economic belt" is bursting with vigor. Keywords: One Belt One Road, One Belt One Road News, One Belt One Road Project

The Nagad Rail Paichang special railway line is located in Djibouti, adjacent to the Nagad Station of the Yadji Railway. The signing of the franchise agreement will enable the Yadji Railway to add another loading point at the port end, enabling the containerized transportation of bulk cargo. , through the innovative bulk cargo consolidation mode of "flat car + container", it will add considerable transportation revenue to the Yadji Railway every year.Editor/XuNing