Chabahar port transits 120,000 tons of commodities to Afghanistan

December 29, 2018

Kabul- Deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran on Saturday said, at least 120,000 tons of commodities were transited to Afghanistan from the Iranian port of Chabahar during the 14 months ending December 21.

Mohammad-Ali Hassanzadeh said that the shipments to Chabahar port — mostly wheat and cereal — were loaded in four Indian ports, IRNA reported.

He said that determining the transportation corridors and agreeing on executive protocols on port, road and customs areas were among the main achievements of the trilateral meeting of Afghanistan, India and Iran.

With the completion of the first phase of Chabahar port development plan, the capacity of this port grew from 2.5 million tons to 8.5 million tons a year so that it will play a significant role in transit of commodities from India to Afghanistan.

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