TAPI a purely economic project: Turkmenistan

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 03:45 Written by

A long-delayed four-nation gas pipeline project is seen as an essential element of economic cooperation between and Turkmenistan.

Residents in eastern Laghman province say the government servants exchange their salaries to Pakistani currency and using it in Afghan markets.

The Stand Integrated Government Tax Administration System was formally launched in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan amid optimisms by the local officials that the system will help in transparent and better collection of taxes.

Survey and mapping of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Pipeline Project is to be completed within next four months, officials said Saturday.

Speaking in the One Belt, One Road forum in China on May 15, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said that China — Kyrgyzstan — Uzbekistan — Afghanistan railway line might be integrated in a One Belt, One Road transport corridor network, the President's press service said.

Afghanistan and China on Monday signed an agreement on customs cooperation on the sidelines of the "One Belt, One Road” economic cooperation forum in Beijing.

There has been a considerable spike in Tehran-Kabul economic relations within the past three years particularly after the nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers, says the spokesman for Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries.

The ongoing conflict in northern Kunduz has caused serious damages to important electricity power lines imported from Tajikistan and lead into power outage in capital Kabul.

Afghan government has approved in principle the Chabahar port agreement implementation plan, the Office of the President, ARG Palace said.

Govt plans to review TIR system agreement

Friday, 12 May 2017 03:03 Written by

Officials from the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MoTCA) said Afghanistan will review the TIR agreements it signed with other countries that aim to find a long term solution to the road transport problems with other nations.