Iran to develop power cooperation with Afghanistan
TEHRAN, Iran, Sept.23
Iran has planned to expand its cooperation with Afghanistan regarding power transmission, and is expected to come up with goods news regarding the issue, Iran's Ambassador to Afghanistan Bahador Aminian said, Trend reports via IRNA.
"The two countries have many opportunities to expand ties, the statistics show Afghanistan is annually importing $3 million worth of goods from Iran, so the Afghan market would be beneficial for Iranian producers," he said.
"Iran is ready to help Afghanistan to improve production and would purchase good quality goods made in Afghanistan," he said during the opening ceremony of Iran's first specialized exhibition of water and electricity industry and renewable energies in Kabul.
"The exhibition displays services and technology, and Iran is prepared to invest on development of services and technologies that required by Afghanistan," he said.
"Although the current trade balance between the two countries is not proper, Iran is ready to invest and provide technology to Afghanistan," he added.
The annual trade between Afghanistan and Iran is more than $1.5 billion and Iran was Afghanistan's biggest trade partner in the last Iranian year (started March 21,2019).