Iran Afghanistan

Iran leader allocates funds for key rail project linking Chabahar to Zahedan and Afghanistan

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved tapping into Iran’s sovereign wealth fund for construction of a key railway in the southeast of the country.

Transportation

First Afghan fruit cargo exported to India via Chabahar Port

Afghanistan has exported fruit to India through Iran’s strategic port of Chabahar for the first time since the corridor was opened several months ago.

Trade

Iran seeks to renovate Afghanistan’s war-ravaged infrastructure

After Iraq, Iran is setting eyes on reconstructing Afghanistan’s war-ravaged infrastructure. Iran’s shuttle diplomacy is active now. Iranian and Afghani delegations are meeting quite regularly to coordinate efforts.

Mine and Industry

Iran set to complete its own section of Khaf-Herat railway by March 2020

The railways can give Afghanistan great access to the high sea, Central Asia, Turkey and other countries. However, it needs funding from Kabul to be completed first.

Transportation

First Afghan cargo convoy, destined for India, arrives at Chabahar Port

Chabahar Port in Iran’s south-eastern Sistan and Baluchistan Province, is a regional transport hub. It’s the first time that an Afghan cargo consignment is sent to India via Chabahar Port bypassing Pakistan.

Transportation

Iran, India, Afghanistan to celebrate Chabahar Day on 26 February

The port is Iran’s only exit way to international waters passing through the Sea of Oman. New Delhi has rapidly been developing the strategic port in a bid to export its commodities to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.

Transportation

Iran calls for actions to further boost India economic relations

The Iranian envoy to India believes the two countries’ common goal in Afghanistan, Iran’s Look East Policy, Chabahar Port and the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) provide great opportunities for Tehran and New Delhi to push their economic ties to a higher level.

Trade

Iran calls on Afghan businesses to invest in Chabahar

Shaheed Beheshti Port in Iran’s south-eastern Chabahar Port and Free Zone, partly developed by India, is an important access to free waters for both Iran and landlocked Afghanistan as well as New Delhi that wants to bypass Pakistan.

Trade

Iran “ready” to double power export

Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Armenia are already imorting some part of their needed elictricity from Iran which now says can increase the export.

Energy

Indian firm takes over operations at Iran Chabahar Port

India is keen on open another route to its vital Afghan marke and that goes through Irans southwestern Chabahar Port[ a key and strategic transit road that bypasses Pakistan and paves the way for a faster development of Afghanistan.

Transportation