- Presidencia de la República de Panamá
Representatives of the governments of China and Panama held a meeting to define the steps to follow in the feasibility study of the Panama-David train. With the beginning of diplomatic relations between both nations, this has been one of the projects that the Asian giant would support in the Isthmus.
The meeting was attended by representatives from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, members of the railway company, officials from the Panamanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, as well as the Canal Minister and General Director of the Panama Metro, Roberto Roy.
The railway project plans to build 450 kilometers of road between Panama City and the province of Chiriquí and is part of the Chinese integration initiative “The Strip and the Route”.