TASHKENT -- Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan plan to introduce high-speed rail service between Almaty and Tashkent, vlast.kz reported Friday (February 24), citing the Kazakhstani Foreign Ministry.
The date for introducing the service was not disclosed.
The countries also plan to introduce bus service and flights between the cities up to six times a week, the ministry said.
The tentative agreement came from talks between Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Kazakhstani First Deputy Prime Minister Askar Mamiin.
The leaders also agreed on co-operation in military and military-technical matters.