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Chabahar port called ideal route for Iranian exports to Afghanistan

Chabahar port called ideal route for Iranian exports to Afghanistan

Apr 11, 2016 - 09:46

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Chabahar in Sistan-Baluchistan province is the ideal route for the export of Iranian goods to landlocked Afghanistaninfo-icon, a trade leader has said.

Haji Saeed Khatibi, the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and industries head for western Herat province, said the port provided hassle-free access for his country to free waters.

IRNA reported that Khatibi, in a meeting with Chabahar Free Trade-Industrial Zone officials, called the transit of Afghanistan’s exports through the port economical and time-saving.

A recent visit of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah to Iran spotlighted the cordial relations between the neighbours, including trade cooperation.

Firms from several worldinfo-icon countries, including China and India, have evinced a keen interest in using the port, where Chinese investors want to build an industrial township and a shipyard.

The Chabahar Free TradeIndustrial Zone was set up in 1992 to use global expertise (mostly from South East Asia) as a tool for the development of the country.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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