Iran, Afghanistan trade value reaches USD 5bn
According to Fars News Agency (FNA), the figure indicates a 10-fold rise as compared with five years ago and is rising at a steady rate.
Last week, Afghan Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Mohammad Reza Bahrami called for further economic cooperation between the two nations.
Contributing annually more than USD 50mn to Afghan anti-narcotics efforts, Iran is one of the major donors to Afghanistan.
In late January, Iran and Afghanistan signed an energy cooperation pact to further strengthen their cooperation in the electricity and water sectors.
Under the deal, the Islamic Republic will export more electricity to Afghanistan’s western provinces of Herat, Nimrouz, and Farah.
Watermelon exports to different parts of Afghanistan and neighboring countries have earned Farah province one billion Afghanis in revenue. Agriculture
After 3 months of stoppage at the Karachi Port, the Pakistani government has announced the release of only 100 containers
Work on the construction o a 10-km road in northern Balkh province begun on Wednesday. The road, connecting Balkh and