Iran Afghanistan

Iran plans to export gas to Afghanistan

National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) says the country has a plan in place for launching gas exports to neighboring Afghanistan. Gas exports to Afghanistan would be commissioned to private contractors.


Iran railroad to connect Afghanistan to Europe via Khaf-Herat project

Iran has connected its eastern rail network to Afghanistan through the Khaf-Herat project which once completed would connect Afghanistan to Turkey and Europe.


Iran supplies nearly half of Afghanistan’s market demand

Iran accounts for nearly half of Afghanistan’s market demand, according to Iran’s commercial attaché to the neighboring country, Mohammad Mehdi Javanmard-Qassab.


Iran’s technical, engineering services exhibition in Kabul wraps up

Iran has wrapped up a specialized exhibition for technical, engineering and urban services in Kabul where 75 Iranian companies showcased their capabilities and discussed partnership with Afghan counterparts.


India-Afghanistan transit accounts for 28% of Chabahar container traffic

India’s total transit of goods to Afghanistan via Iran accounted for 28% of Chabahar’s total container traffic by the end of August, which marks the 20th month of the Indian operator’s presence in the port, says Behrouz Aqaei, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan’s Ports and Maritime Organization.


Crossing at Milak border reaches 300 trucks a day: Official

Commercial exchanges through Milak border crossing with Afghanistan are back to normal with about 300 trucks crossing the border daily since August 14, a local official in Sistan-Baluchestan province said.


Milak crossing reopened at Iran-Afghanistan border

A number of trucks entered Milak border crossing into Iran to mark its reopening after repeated opening and closing last week, according to Spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Rouhollah Latifi.


Iran eyes expansion of KTAI exchanges

The KTAI corridor, which has recently been launched following the first successful TIR pilot operation from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province to Kyrgyzstan, offers a shorter route from Iran to Central Asia.


Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor launched

The pilot project of the Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor has become operational under the TIR system with two trucks starting transporting goods from Iran to Afghanistan and finally to Uzbekistan.


Iran-Afghanistan rail link to be launched in months

Khaf-Herat railroad project is scheduled to be launched this autumn (Sept. 22-Dec. 20), says the deputy head of Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure Company, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.