China to invest USD 5.9 billion in rail projects in Pakistan

PakistanDuring Chinese president Xi Jinping visit is set to sign various agreements with Pakistan officials for road construction, railroad building, power plants construction and gas pipelines establishment, Trend reports.
Relating to railway and road infrastructure, the investment agreement between two countries includes the construction of transport infrastructure from Gwadar near border areas to Kashgar town in northwest of China in one side and linking Gwadar in Pakistan to China’s western Xinjiang region. On the other hand, China will have opportunity to connect directly through a 3000 km railroad to the Indian Ocean. China wants to invest about USD 5.9 billion in railway projects in Pakistan.

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