On February 2, 2022, the three nations met Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan, where they agreed on a timetable for building a 600-kilometer rail link between them (Mazar-i-Sharif-Kabul-Peshawar railroad). During the conference, available conditions of freight transportation in Pakistan and proposals for raising the volume of commerce between the three countries were discussed. The minister commended the Uzbek government for arranging the trilateral meeting to improve connection and connectivity among the involved countries. Ahsan said he was optimistic that this summit will convert into a new level of global economic connectedness and would prove to be a game-changer for the region. The meeting was also attended by Governor of Surkhandarya region Bobolov To’ra Abdievich, Minister of Transport of Uzbekistan Ilkhom Makhkamov, Deputy Minister of Transport & Civil Aviation of Afghanistan Akbar Jan Polad, Deputy Minister of Investments & Foreign Trade Choriyev Otabek Bobomuratovich. Muhammad Azfar Ahsan, Minister mentioned that the Pakistani ports of Karachi, Gwadar, and Qasim can be reached via this Trans-Afghan Railway project, which is the most cost-effective and quickest route. Taking a route through Pakistan has gotten the most attention since it is feasible. A game-changer for the future of the region could be the Termez, Mazar-e Sharif, Kabul, and Peshawar railway project.