The Deputy Chairman of the Afghanistan
Chamber of Commerce and Industries said India’s first export shipment to
Afghanistan has arrived at Iran’s Chabahar Port.
“Around 500 tonnes of rice which were
bought from India has arrived in Chabahar last week. Exports have also started
through Chabahar,” Khan Jan Alokozay said recently.
with shipment to India via Chabahar
He added that Kabul was ready to send
Afghanistan’s second export shipment to India via Chabahar. The Iranian Port of
Chabahar provides easy access to the sea to Afghanistan.
Chabahar is the closest and best access
point of Iran to the Indian Ocean and Iran has devised serious plans to turn it
into a transit hub for immediate access to markets in the Northern part of the
Indian Ocean and Central Asia.
in Chabahar Agreement
The Governments of Iran, Afghanistan, and
India in May 2016 signed the Chabahar Agreement, which is a regional transport
network initiative.It aims to create a reliable transport corridor for the
smooth transport and transit of goods and services through Chabahar Port
between the three Countries.