EghtesadOnline: A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Iran and the neighboring Afghanistan for the construction of a second bridge connecting Milak and Zaranj counties in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province to Afghanistan’s Nimruz Province to facilitate trade interactions between the two sides.
EghtesadOnline: More than 60% of Iran’s trade with the neighboring Afghanistan are conducted through Dogharoun border checkpoint located in Iran’s eastern Khorasan Razavi Province, according to the head of Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.
EghtesadOnline: All trucks waiting behind Dogharoun border terminal in Khorasan Razavi Province will be allowed to cross the border and enter Afghanistan’s Islam Qala crossing in Herat Province, except for those carrying fuels (gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas and diesel), according to Rouhollah Latifi, the spokesperson of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: Amassive explosion at Iran’s Dogharoun border terminal with Afghanistan in Khorasan Razavi Province has cut off electricity export to the neighboring state since Saturday, a spokesman for the state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Dogharoun border terminal with Afghanistan in Khorasan Razavi Province will be closed for at least two weeks after a fuel tanker exploded at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday in a parking lot on the Afghan side of the border [Islam Qala crossing in Afghanistan’s Herat Province].
EghtesadOnline: The parliaments of Afghanistan and Iran have approved an agreement on the international rail link that will pave the way for a new railroad border between the two neighboring states.
EghtesadOnline: Afghanistan has been invited for the second India-Uzbekistan-Iran trilateral meeting on the use of Chabahar Port.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi, who is in Kabul for top-level consultations, said the Iran-Afghanistan strategic plan will be finalized soon.
EghtesadOnline: The railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan was inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on Thursday via videoconference.
EghtesadOnline: Qeshm Free Zone Organization plans to launch direct return flights Qeshm Island, located in southern Iran, to Istanbul, Turkey, and Kabul and Herat in Afghanistan.