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Kandahar, Sistan Baluchistan agree to expand trade via Chabahar port

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Kandahar, Sistan Baluchistan agree to expand trade via Chabahar port

Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province and Iran’s Sistan Baluchistan province have agreed to strengthen cooperation.

Kandahar’s Governor Humayun Azizi signed a number of agreement with his Iranian counterpart, Ali Hashimi, on Wednesday.

Both sides agreed to expand trade via the Chabahar port by providing all facilities to traders and removing trade barriers.

As per the agreement, exhibitions of Iranian products would be organized in Kandahar province. And, Iran would assist in training and capacity building of the National University of Agriculture Technology in Kandahar.

Both parties agreed on exchanging students and professors between Sistan-Baluchistan University and Kandahar National University of Agriculture in an effort to prepare ground for scientific and educational cooperation.

The two sides also agreed on working together on the generation and distribution of electricity in Kandahar province. Primary talks and consultations concerning this field would start in 2 months.

Sistan Baluchistan would invite delegation from Afghanistan to observe the province’s commercial and economic capacities in order to promote bilateral ties in the spheres of trade, economy and education.


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