PMO News Portal - Behrouz Aghaei, stating that a new shipment
of Indian humanitarian aid to Afghanistan weighing 75,000 tons arrived at the
port of Shahid Beheshti to be transited to the destination, added: "Since
April of this year, 53,000 tons of such cargo in of seven parts have arrived at
the port of Chabahar.
He continued by stating that 80% of the cargo have been transited
to Afghanistan after unloading and loading operations. The cargo has entered Shahid
Beheshti Port of Chabahar from Kandla port to be transited to different
provinces in Afghanistan through the transit corridor leading to Milak border.
Aghaei emphasized: By the end of August 2020, with the
twentieth month of joint cooperation between the Indian and Iranian operators
in Chabahar, incoming transit cargo through Shahid Beheshti port to Afghanistan
accounted for 23% of the total container traffic of this port. The Indian
private sector has begun the export of various commodity groups from Indian
ports to Afghanistan through the port of Chabahar, so that last month the first
batch of Indian sugar exports to Afghanistan in the form of 70 containers have
been processed at the port of Chabahar.