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Afghan-Iran trade exhibition kicks off in Kabul

Afghanistan-Iran’s second trade exhibition was inaugurated in Kabul city on Tuesday by Afghan Second Vice-President Sarwar Danesh and Iranian Vice-President for Executive Affairs Mohammad Shariatmadari. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Iran’s Ambassador to Kabul Mohammad Reza Bahrami said Afghanistan is the

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Iran, Afghanistan trade value reaches USD 5bn

Afghanistan’s value of trade transaction with Iran has hit USD 5bn per year in a time span of 5 years. According to Fars News Agency (FNA), the figure indicates a 10-fold rise as compared with five years ago and is

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Afghanistan and Iran discuss expansion of mutual cooperation

The Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal met with his Iranian counterpart Ali Tayeeb Nia to confer on expanding economic and trade ties between the two nations. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the World Bank’s spring annual

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Iran-5+1 accord to have a positive impact on Afghanistan's economy

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said that the nuclear deal  between Iran and six world powers would have a positive impact on Afghanistan’s economy. Iran agreed to curb some of its nuclear power activities in return for

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Iran-5+1 accord to have a positive impact on Afghanistan’s economy

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said that the nuclear deal  between Iran and six world powers would have a positive impact on Afghanistan’s economy. Iran agreed to curb some of its nuclear power activities in return for

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Afghanistan calls for closer economic ties with Iran

President Hamid Karzai in his meeting with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister in Kabul called for further strengthening of economic relations between Iran and Afghanistan. He said improved links in diverse fields were in the interest of both neighbors. President Karzai

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US asks for more partnership from Iran in the development of Afghanistan's infrastructure

On the sidelines of the security talks among Iran, the US and Afghanistan in Herat province, Washington representative asked for Tehran’s further partnership with Afghanistan  in infrastructural projects. The two-gathering highlighted major issues such as Afghanistan’s peace and tranquility  in

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US asks for more partnership from Iran in the development of Afghanistan’s infrastructure

On the sidelines of the security talks among Iran, the US and Afghanistan in Herat province, Washington representative asked for Tehran’s further partnership with Afghanistan  in infrastructural projects. The two-gathering highlighted major issues such as Afghanistan’s peace and tranquility  in

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Sanctions on Iran will not affect trade ties between Iran and Afghanistan-ACCI

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries assured that the economic sanctions imposed on Iran would not have any adverse effects on the trade relations between Afghanistan and Iran. This comment comes after Chabahar Port project has been put forward

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Strategic cooperation inked between Iran and Afghanistan

According to a statement from the Afghan presidential office, Iran and Afghanistan have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement (SCA). Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta, National Security Advisor of Afghanistan and the Secretariat of the Iran National Security Council signed the agreement.

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Iran agrees to allow Afghan truckers entry

At a meeting on transit trade, Iran agreed to simplify visa regime and allow Afghan trucks entry into the neighboring country. This comes as the two nations are strengthening their economic ties, indicating that the international sanctions have no impact

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Afghanistan to further strengthen cooperation with Iran despite the US sanctions

Attaching great importance to Kabul’s ties with Iran, a senior Afghan Foreign Ministry official said in a press conference in Kabul that Afghanistan will continue its relations with the neighboring country despite the US sanctions. Ministry’s Spokesman Janan Mosazai said

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Iran, Afghanistan Interested in Growingly Increasing Cooperation

Fars News Agency-Iran and Afghanistan attach great importance to the increasing broadening of their bilateral ties and cooperation, Tehran’s former Ambassador to Kabul Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian said. “Afghanistan shares 1,000 kilometers of common borders with Iran. We should know that

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Iran must expedite work on the Herat-Khwaf railroad

Governor of Herat, Daud Shah Saba, requested the advisor to Speaker Iranian Parliament, Hussain Shiekh-ul-Salam to expedite work on the Herat-Khwaf railroad. The governor underlined the importance of the project on the sidelines the “Decade of Change” conference. He called

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Afghanistan feeling the squeeze of sanctions against Iran

Iran has recently restricted exports to Afghanistan, causing manufacturers in western Herat province to suffer. This comes amid the international sanctions imposed against Iran by the West, in a bid to force Iran to halt its nuclear program. Commodities’ prices

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