Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Traditional Lapis convoy back from first journey

A sight trade convoy connecting landlocked Afghanistan to Turkey along the historic Lapis Lazuli path returned on Monday, effectively bringing back medicine, solar power panels, and also oil.

Beginning in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province, the resurrected path goes through Turkmenistan, passes the Caspian Sea, and goes through Azerbaijan and also Georgia to achieve the Turkish cities of Kars and also Istanbul and finally ends in European countries.

Kabul, Afghanistan

Herat Governor Abdul Qayum Rahimi greeted warmly back the convoy of products trucks. He said technical and also logistical glitches are actually mentioned to deal with on future trips.

Based on the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and also Industries, Afghanistan’s yearly import volume from European countries and Turkey through Iran is $900 million, but the country’s exports to European nations entire $6 million a year.

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