The United Nations General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution on strengthening connectivity between Central and South Asia.
The resolution highlights the importance of cooperation in establishing safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport networks with a view to achieving transport connectivity across Central and South Asia, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.
It encourages the continuation and advancement of cooperation between Central and South Asia by expanding transport and information and communications technologies infrastructure and creating new international transport corridors that open convenient, sustainable, commercially viable, affordable, accessible, inclusive and safe routes to seaports.
The resolution also recognizes the importance of Afghanistan's potential role in connecting Central and South Asia.
It additionally highlights the importance of energy connectivity between Central and South Asia.
The resolution was drafted by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.