EghtesadOnline: Afghanistan’s election body declared Ashraf Ghani the winner of the 2019 presidential poll on Tuesday, almost five months after voting took place.
EghtesadOnline: In India, Rs17,300 crore ($2.41 billion) have been allocated for the Ministry of External Affairs in the budget, with Rs100 crore ($13.98 million) earmarked for the strategic Chabahar Port project in southeastern Iran, which gives India connectivity to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.
EghtesadOnline: The Taliban said it had shot down a US military plane in the central Afghan province of Ghazni on Monday, killing all personnel on board.
EghtesadOnline: Afghanistan will not serve as a launching point for US attacks on any country in the region, the national security adviser of the South Asian state said in a meeting with Iran's ambassador in Kabul.
EghtesadOnline: The new Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan set a positive tone for his term in office during a meeting with Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, stressing that their bilateral ties are founded on common values.
EghtesadOnline: The second edition of the Regional Security Dialogue was held in Tehran on Wednesday, focusing on Afghanistan and ways of combating different forms of terrorism in the war-torn country.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's water rights from Hirmand (Helmand) River and the recurring dust storms in Sistan region were discussed at the 21st meeting of Joint Committee of the Hirmand Water Commissioners in Tehran last week, a deputy energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey is now overtaking Iran’s place in commercial exchanges with Afghanistan due to economic restrictions imposed by the Islamic Republic in the face of sanctions, says the head of Iran-Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has resumed egg exports to Afghanistan after a hiatus, says President of Tehran's Egg-Laying Chicken Producers Union Nasser Nabipour.
EghtesadOnline: Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says Iran is willing to increase power exports to Afghanistan and also send experienced engineers to help rehabilitate that country’s broken power infrastructure.