Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, Afghanistan's Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, held a significant meeting at Chabahar Port with key Iranian officials
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, Afghanistan's Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, held a significant meeting at Chabahar Port with key Iranian officials, including Balochistan Governor Hussain Madras Khayabani, Iran's Ambassador to Afghanistan Hassan Kazemi Qomi, Head of Iran's Free Trade Zones Hojatullah Abdul Maliki, Chabahar Port Chairman Qasim Askari, and other officials. During the visit, Mullah Baradar Akhund urged the Iranian authorities to allocate land to Afghanistan at a reasonable cost for an extended period within Chabahar Port. This initiative aims to establish the necessary infrastructure to enhance Afghanistan's import and export capabilities through the port, ultimately elevating Afghanistan's transit capacity. In response, the Iranian side assured Mullah Baradar Akhund that Afghanistan could commence utilizing Chabahar Port for exports, imports, and transit starting from the following day. Iranian officials expressed full readiness to support Afghanistan in this endeavor. The meeting concluded with a mutual agreement, granting Afghanistan unrestricted access to Chabahar Port and outlining Iran's commitment to providing comprehensive facilities and collaboration to facilitate this access.