AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan since June 18 has sent 198 tons of fresh and dried fruit to India through the Afghan-India Air Corridor Program, the Office of the Senior Advisor to the President on Banking and Finance said in a statement on Saturday.
The latest flight carrying at least 40 tons of fresh and dried fruit departed Kandahar Airport on Friday, the statement said, adding that it was the 21st flight to date.
According to statement, transferring goods to India via the Air Corridor Program has been continuing on a regular basis. The result of the program’s success goes to the strong coordination and cooperation amongst government entities, the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries and the private sector.
“We therefore, entered into the very optimal stage in which we have almost solved most of the challenges ahead of the program. The operation of the flights we recently conducted were in a very smooth and standard manner. So far, we were able to export 198 tons of goods through this program to India,” the statement added.