Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan railway development complete

2021-05-27 19:29:55

President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga toured, May 22nd and 23rd, through the construction sites of the 416.1 kilometer railroad connecting Tavantogloi and Zuunbayan, and 240 kilometer railroad connecting Tavantolgoi and Gashuunsukhait.

Commenced development two years ago on June 24th, 2019, the 416.1-kilometer-long railroad connecting Tavantolgoi with Zuunbayan is ready to be commissioned this June.

During his work tour, the President dedicated milk as a good wish to “the first-ever strategically important development built fully by Mongolians on their own”, as he described.

President Battulga extended congratulations to the stakeholders, namely, Mongolian Railway SOE, Ulaanbaatar Railway joint venture and the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces, while expressing his appreciation for their hard work dedicated to completing the railroad construction. He also applauded the commissioning of the apartment complex at Tsogttsetsii station.

The President pointed out his belief that if the railway construction continues and reaches Sukhbaatar and Dornod provinces, as well as to Bichigt Port, the developments can make a substantial contribution to the revival of the economy, while promoting the inhabitability of the Gobi.

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