UK keen to Invest in Padma Bridge Rail Link, Payra port

dhakatribune.com, Aug 05,’16

As a part of its investment in Bangladesh, the United Kingdom (UK) has shown keen interest to invest in Padma Bridge rail link and Payra port. The rail link will stretch from Padma bridge to Kuakata. Further, UK will also withdraw Dhaka-London direct cargo ban soon.

APBF Lauds Plan to Build Rail Link with Iran, Afghanistan

nation.com.pk,  May 21,’16

The Pakistan government is making concrete deliberations towards building modern rail tracks and refurbishing the existing ones for direct and transit trade with Afghanistan and Iran, the ‘All Pakistan Business Forum’ (APBF) has appreciated this trans-national venture and expressed its intent to utilize the proposed rail-link infrastructure to optimize the trade potential with the friendly neighboring countries. A South African business delegation recently came to Pakistan with an interest in undertaking this large-scale project. The delegation offered its support to Pakistan in terms of funding, rail-infrastructure development, technology transfer, training of human resources and provision of logistics for different projects.