Turkmenistan and Afghanistan Today opened the first section of a Two Billion Dollar link connecting their two countries by rail for the first time and set to extend to Tajikistan. Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and his Afghan Counterpart Ashraf Ghani attended the celebrations. A train pulling 46 freight cars completed the 3-kilometre journey from Turkmenistan’s Imamnazar customs point to Akina in Afghanistan.