5000 Tons of Wheat donated by India Arrives in Afghanistan through Chabahar Port
publish date: Tuesday 21 April 2020
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MRUD NEWS—Negar Ship carrying 203 20-foot Containers as the first part of the 75000 tons shipment of humanitarian aids and the tenth shipment of wheat from India to Afghanistan arrived at the Port of Shahid Beheshti in Chabahar in 16 April 2020 from the India's Kandla Port.
This freight is 5000 tons of wheat which has been donated to Afghanistan by India. The unloading process is running quickly in order to be transited to Afghanistan through Milak Border.
Abdolghafour Lival, Afghanistan Ambassador in Iran, visited Shahid Beheshti Port simultaneous with his attendance to observe the unloading process and stated that this is the first 5000-tons freight of wheat as part of 75000 tons wheat shipment which is to be transited to Afghanistan through Chabahar Port.
Abdolghafour Lival appreciated cooperation of two friendly nations in transiting wheat in current critical situations which the region and the world are suffering from the outbreak of Covid-19. He expressed hope over fast transit of this freight to Afghanistan.
He also appreciated Iran's officials especially Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) as well as Chabahar Port's authorities who are speeding up the loading and unloading process.
Behrooz Aghaie, the head of Sistan and Baluchistan's PMO pointed to the high capacity of Chabahar Port that operates with the most modern and up-to-date loading and unloading equipments and plays a significant role in the transport and unloading of freight.