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Taliban and Iran Agree to Extend Customs Hours

The Taliban Ministry of Finance announced on Friday that it has agreed with Iran to extend customs hours for traders between the two countries to 16 hours

The Taliban said that the number of commercial trips between the two countries is expected to double in the next three months

A few days ago, the Iranian news agency Tasnim reported that the Iranian government had agreed to extend customs hours between the two countries.

The Taliban also said that it has reached agreements to facilitate and increase exports and imports from Afghanistan through the Chabahar port.

According to a statement by the Taliban Ministry of Finance, providing 16 hours of service to traders at the Islam Qala, Nimroz, and Abu Nasr Farahi borders in Afghanistan and three other customs in Iran will lead to further development of trade in Afghanistan.

Impact on Trade

The extension of customs hours is a positive development for trade between Afghanistan and Iran. It will make it easier and more convenient for traders to cross the border, which could lead to increased trade volume.

The Taliban has said that it is committed to developing trade and investment in Afghanistan. The extension of customs hours is a step in that direction.

Impact on Chabahar Port

The Taliban has also said that it has reached agreements to facilitate and increase exports and imports from Afghanistan through the Chabahar port. Chabahar is a strategic port in Iran that could be a major gateway for trade between Afghanistan and the rest of the world. The Taliban’s efforts to improve trade through Chabahar could help to boost the Afghan economy

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