Transit potential of SCO to be discussed in Ufa

The SCO Special Task Force on Transit Potential Meeting will take place on December 1-2, 2014 in Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan.

The meeting will be attended by experts from the SCO member states and Afghanistan, which is a SCO observer state, as well as representatives from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).

The meeting will focus on the development of the transport infrastructure and the transit system in the SCO, as well as prospects for the creation of a joint transport system among the SCO member states using the potential of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the Baikal-Amur Mainline. The participants will also discuss a draft programme for the coordinated development of automobile roads in the SCO.