He said freight train had already been launched from Quetta to Zahidan
(Iran) sector while PR had completed all arrangments to take this train to Turkey.
The PR is also working on restoration of ECO train for Turkey via Taftan and Zahidan
He has revealed that the department is also involved now to resume the operation of ECO train to Turkey through Taftan and Zahidan
Kamal claimed militants, including Afghans, Palestinians, Iraqis and Lebanese, were being trained at military training centres on the outskirts of Mashhad, Khash area of Zahidan
, Tarbat Jam and some areas in Tehran.
In this regard, a 100-megawatt electricity import project will be completed in one and a half years while another project for supply of 1,000 megawatts from Zahidan
to Quetta is also being negotiated.
Iran had closed the border with Pakistan at Taftan after two suicide bombers struck a mosque in Zahidan
in July 2010, killing 22 people and injuring 160 others.
The train will come to Pakistan from Istanbul via Zahidan
, Iran entering
The 2,000-kilometre long RCD, linking Karachi with Zahidan
, remained closed at different points.
The attackers were claimed by some to be Afghan and Prime Minister Zafar Ullah Jamali charged Sunday that recently opened Indian consulates in Kandahar and Herat in southern Afghanistan and at Zahidan
in Iran might have ''instigated'' the attacks.
Mahmood Reza Miribanjar, Vice Chancellor for Zahidan
Medical University in Iran and Dr.
He said that Pakistan Railways is also working on restoration of ECO train for Turkey via Taftan and Zahidan
Based on an agreement made between Iran and Pakistan, a power plant will be built either in Iran's Zahidan
or Pakistan's Gwadar, Qamar said adding that once the power plant is implemented Iran will import 5000 MW of its electricity to Pakistan.