Covid-19 or not, China-Laos railway project moves on as planned


The China-Laos Railway is an important docking project between the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and Laos' development strategy to convert it from a landlocked country to a land-linked hub. Started in December 2016, the project is scheduled to be completed and opened to traffic in December 2021. - China Daily/ANN

VIENTIANE:The China-Laos railway construction, an important Belt and Road project, is being steadily carried out with Covid-19 (coronavirus) epidemic prevention measures employed, the Laos-China Railway Co Ltd has announced.

The company, based in the Laos capital Vientiane and in charge of the construction and future operation of the railway, said the project is at a critical stage of completing sub-rail civil engineering and starting track engineering in 2020.

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