The first shipment of wheat from India through Iranian Chabahar port to Afghanistan was officially started today with three foreign ministers flagging off the shipment through a video conference.
President Ashraf Ghani has said that Afghanistan will not be a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) unless it is given access to Pakistan’s Wagah and Attari border.
The construction work of irrigational network kick off in Khoshi district, Logar province.
TAPI is the abbreviation for a gas transmission pipeline that starts from Turkmenistan, passes through Afghanistan and Pakistan and reaches to India. This project can bring good economic opportunities and regional stability.
Chinese government contributed $1 million to the World Food Program (WFP) which would assist nearly 38,000 vulnerable people in Afghanistan, including repatriates from Pakistan.
In an effort to justify the continued and expanded presence of US troops in the country, President Trump is seeking a plan to have US companies extract minerals from resource-rich Afghanistan.
Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum said on Sunday that it is expected that the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) gas pipeline which is being built in Tukmenistan will reach the Afghanistan border in Herat by January.
Afghanistan has obtained the permanent membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
The meeting of SCO contact group was held in Moscow and discussed Daesh threats, war on extremism and Afghanistan related security, economic issues.
Afghan president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov talked on the phone over TAPI gas pipeline project and other areas of mutual interests.