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Kalfat, Afghanistan's oldest dry port, to be revived

The new Afghan government plans to revive one of Afghanistan’s oldest dry ports–Kalfat port. The port is situated in Jawzjan province and was once a busy transit trade route between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Jawzjan Deputy Governor Abdul Rahman Mahmodi said

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Kalfat, Afghanistan’s oldest dry port, to be revived

The new Afghan government plans to revive one of Afghanistan’s oldest dry ports–Kalfat port. The port is situated in Jawzjan province and was once a busy transit trade route between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Jawzjan Deputy Governor Abdul Rahman Mahmodi said

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India earmarks USD 100mn for upgrading Chabahar port

India has allocated USD 100mn for upgrading the Chabahar port, which is located 72km (44 miles) west of Pakistan’s Gwadar Port. “Ultimately the port connects the Central Asia with south Asia, and we have in-principle agreed,” said Afghan envoy to

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Traders demand to extend the Afghan-Tajik railway line through Kunduz

Hundreds of traders, civil activists, youth and society elders in Kunduz protested, demanding the government to extend railway line through Kunduz province. This comes as the government has signed the contract for stretching the railway line to Tajikistan through the

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Aqina port revenue up by 57%- Afghan officials

Afghan government generated revenue of USD 37.35mn during the year 1391, marking an increase of 57% from last year’s income. The Customs Department Head Shahabuddin Bawar linked the boost in the revenue to increased trade activity and improved security. Port

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DP World to explore opportunities in Afghanistan’s dry ports

DP world aims to develop ports in countries such as Afghanistan and Myanmar where the underdeveloped markets are showing potential for growth. According to DP world, these countries lack the right infrastructure. As a result, they would have to develop

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Uzbek oil tanker docked in Hairatan port after 16 years

An oil tanker from Uzbekistan docked at Hairatan border in Langar province after 16 years. Mohammad Sabir Zaheer, chief of oil at Hairatan border, said the tanker, capable of holding 250 ton of fuel, has arrived in the region bordering

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