Zaranj, 24 February 2019, The Inauguration Ceremony of the First Shipment from Afghanistan to India via the Chabahar Corridor took place today in Zaranj. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, high-level officials and the diplomatic community.
The shipment included over 550 tons of goods carried by the Afghan trucks under the TIR system.
The implementation of the International Transport and Transit Corridor Agreement (Chabahar Agreement) which was signed in May 2016 remains an important priority under RECCA.
The first shipment from Afghanistan to India via the Chabahar Corridor will be an important step in the implementation of the agreement and will help the contracting parties identify cooperation opportunities as well as areas that require further improvement both in terms of soft and hard infrastructure.