Turkmenistan and Afghanistan held talks on cooperation in the fields of energy and communications, the Turkmen government said in a message Nov. 25.
Turkmen state media reported that the country’s energy industry is working to boost electricity supplies to Afghanistan.
Pakistan officials say the country doesn’t see the trade endeavour between Iran, Afghanistan and India through Iranian Chabahar port as an alliance against Pakistan and CPEC.
According to Turkmenistan media outlets, the country is providing at least 75 percent of all cargo arriving to Afghanistan via railway and it is intending to boost further the trend.
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.